[OSGeoLive] py3 ML 2020, was ODC OSGeo Community Project

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 04:35:30 PDT 2022

Hi Alex,

Did we actually made any progress in forming an application to include 
OpenDataCube in OSGeoLive?
I do not find any draft on my e-mail history.

FYI a new debian package for 1.8.7 is already available in the nightly ppa:


Best regards,

On 9/4/20 03:33, Alex Leith wrote:
> Awesome Angelos!
> I'll try to find a bit of time to test the packaging :-)
> On Thu, 3 Sep 2020 at 19:24, Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I had a call with Alex and Kirill a couple of hours ago to kick off the
>> ODC application for OSGeoLive.
>> We discussed about the ODC dependencies and we now have a first
>> (untested) debian package in place:
>> https://launchpad.net/~gcpp-kalxas/+archive/ubuntu/osgeolive/+sourcepub/11562787/+listing-archive-extra
>> Best,
>> Angelos
>> On 9/2/20 10:25 PM, Brian M Hamlin wrote:
>>> Hi Markus and Alex -
>>>    the osgeolive 2020 python3 environment is not yet alpha. Already in
>>> meetings, there are different ideas of how to build python, between
>>> the voting members, and I mean the kind of different ideas that do not
>>> overlap much .. there are just different ways to install python3 and
>>> they are not the same results or process.
>>>    perhaps you read the trac ticket #2247, the famous-but-not-famous
>>> 'Python and Jupyter' task for osgeolive 2020. the first alpha builds
>>> of osgeolive may be quite different, and people are busy .. so perhaps
>>> a little bit of positive communication up front will help to avoid
>>> distressing or non-overlapping design of python3 libs on osgeolive 2020.
>>>    miniconda linux is not an option for osgeolive;  straight deb-only
>>> install is preferred by the os-level maintainers;  pip has improved
>>> multiple times over several years and has signed installs available,
>>> and certainly python-only libraries are the least friction.  Security
>>> is not the focus of osgeolive, but it is foolish to ignore
>>>    I welcome your input, and the reason I write is that you two are
>>> both aware of the steady and continuing body of MachineLearning /
>>> Statistically-driven prediction  and even AI systems of some kinds,
>>> expanding from python3.  I can also say quickly that I do not think
>>> that a GPU-aware DeepLearning setup is a priority on osgeolive, but it
>>> could be done, maybe a side-project.
>>>    -Brian
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>> --
>> Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
>> President
>> Open Source Geospatial Foundation
>> http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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