[Qgis-developer] fixes for python-sip 4.15

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Sun Dec 8 12:43:17 PST 2013

Hi Hans-Peter

On Sun, Dec 1, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Hans-Peter Jansen <hpj at urpla.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> being a newbie in gis affairs and therefore in QGIS, I would like to say
> warmth hello.
> Not being a newbie for python nor python-{sip,qt*} affairs, I noticed some
> issues of QGIS with sip 4.15 onwards. It was a rather noticeable update, as
> many complex bindings broke. Thankfully, the fixes are easy enough: it
> boils
> down to declare some missing private methods in the respective sip files.
> Please see attached patches. What do you think?
> I noticed, that these issues are tackled differently in the current git:
> they're moved to protected methods. This is rather suboptimal, since due to
> sips "protected is public" trick, the whole protection is void.
> BTW, I build my stuff in the public:
>         https://build.opensuse.org/project/monitor/home:frispete:geo
> and attempt to feed my fixes upstream (with this message) as well as to the
> more prominent openSUSE feeds (Application:Geo), but the submit request is
> still pending.
> While at it, I noticed a long stream of error messages related to srs.db
> handling during build. A crude fix for that is also attached, but I have to
> admit, that I didn't fully grok the details of the database handling in
> this
> regard. I first concentrated on getting a clean build. Hence, I included
> the
> sample data as an additional package.
> Now, the hopefully soon to be available packages for openSUSE are in a much
> better shape than before. Somebody with a deeper builder and user
> experience
> taking a look is highly appreciated, especially related to the available
> extensions. Which one's are really open source, which is a prerequisite for
> being build on the OBS?
> Cheers,
> Pete
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Thanks, I applied it to master as 074fd87.



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