[Live-demo] Comparing package versions between OSGeo-Live, Debian & Ubuntu

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 15:45:57 PDT 2016

Thanks Bas,

I used to keep a spreadsheet with a subset of those packages and their 
This is very helpful.


On 07/25/2016 04:02 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> To get an overview of the package versions in OSGeo-Live, Debian &
> Ubuntu I've whipped up a script to compare the versions between the
> three repositories.
> For Debian & Ubuntu the public UDD (Ultimate Debian Database) instance
> is used, and for OSGeo-Live the Sources file is downloaded from the PPA
> repository. The script and example text output (JSON is also supported)
> are attached (in compressed form because the initial email was too big).
> Only packages included in the Debian GIS Blends metapages and those in
> the OSGeo-Live PPA are considered. The report can be used to plan which
> packages to update for the next OSGeo-Live development cycle.
> Kind Regards,
> Bas
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
OSGeo Charter Member

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