[osgeo4w-dev] apt install libspatialindex fails

Charles Karney charles.karney at sri.com
Mon Oct 3 11:28:34 EDT 2011

I've started using apt to install OSGeo4W packages and today I ran into
a problem installing libspatialindex and libspatialindex-devel.  The
version is

    Id: apt.py 1179 2011-09-01 12:42:24Z maphe

Here's the transcript.  Any help would be appreciated...

$ apt install libspatialindex{,-devel}


a72ebc33b5b8786dce93c1e17dbe23b5  libspatialindex-devel-1.6.1.tar.bz2 - 
a72ebc33b5b8786dce93c1e17dbe23b5  libspatialindex-devel-1.6.1.tar.bz2 - 

09c3e1eb29089461a4dcdabecc85f053  libspatialindex-1.6.1.tar.bz2 - remote
09c3e1eb29089461a4dcdabecc85f053  libspatialindex-1.6.1.tar.bz2 - local

*** Error parsing version numer from "libspatialindex-1.6.1.tar.bz2"

to install:
     libspatialindex-devel libspatialindex
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<string>", line 1043, in <module>
   File "<string>", line 150, in install
   File "<string>", line 169, in install_next
   File "<string>", line 178, in install_next
   File "<string>", line 617, in get_version
   File "<string>", line 736, in split_ball
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'group'

Charles Karney <charles.karney at sri.com>
SRI International, Princeton, NJ 08543-5300
Tel: +1 609 734 2312

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