[Qgis-developer] Plugin Dependencies

geodrinx at gmail.com geodrinx at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 09:33:37 PDT 2015

Sure, the problem of dependences needs to be solved in python QGIS. 

But, in the meantime, sure (also) that I (or, better We of GEarthView team :) have solved.  Only, you need to wait my next GEarthView 3.0 version ( "Cesium" named :)

A presto !


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> Il giorno 26/ott/2015, alle ore 16:31, Hugo Mercier <hugo.mercier at oslandia.com> ha scritto:
> Hi,
> Related to this problematic (and not specific to processing), should the
> future 3.0 version of QGIS be a good opportunity to review a little bit
> the plugin management system ?
> I am thinking of: using pip to manage plugins.
> This would have some advantages :
> - allow a plugin to depend on external packages and rely on pip
> implementations on the different platforms to resolve dependencies
> - this could also be used to have a plugin that depends on other plugins
> - metadata could be integrated (rather than the current custom metadata.txt)
> - possibly ease the deployment of plugins with binary parts (to be explored)
> - ease the development of plugins with Python's virtualenv (say for
> instance a stable and a "dev" virtualenv)
> - use standard tools, both on client (pip) and server (pypi) part.
> I am not sure yet if it would require an API break, but the version
> change could be a good opportunity for a clean up.
> Thoughts ?
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