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2007-09-26:
 * Mainstream packages now available in sid/lenny:
  * gdal 1.4.2
  * grass 6.2.2
  * mapserver 4.10.3 (5.0 on svn)
  * qgis 0.8.1

What's up in DebianGis?

[ Please contribute with your notes about DebianGis stuff, for drafting the regular half-year report ]

2007-09-26:

  • Mainstream packages now available in sid/lenny:
    • gdal 1.4.2
    • grass 6.2.2
    • mapserver 4.10.3 (5.0 on svn)
    • qgis 0.8.1

2007-09-22:

  • A new branch for grass 6.3 from CVS has been added to DebianGis svn repository. It will be updated from time to time using 6.3 snapshots.

2007-08-05:

  • [:DebianGis/LiveImages:Live CD image] with the GIS tools available in Debian is created based on the draft tasksel task.

2007-07-24:

  • ogdi-dfsg and gdal 1.4.1 accepted in [http://www.backports.org/ backports.org]. Main up-to-date DebianGis packages can now enter straight on the Etch backports archive. DebianGis thermometer script changed to include backports archive status from now on.

2007-07-18:

  • grass 6.2.2 in sid (upstream released on 16th)

2007-06-27:

2007-06-23:

  • EDI Meeting at DebConf7 happened. Minutes available at ["DebianGis/EdiMeetingMinutes"]

  • An updated mainstream toolchain is available for both etch and lenny with all greatest hits:
    • gdal 1.4.1 (with KML and OGDI suppport!)
    • grass 6.2.1 (6.2.2rc1 available)
    • qgis 0.8.0 (0.8.1 in preparation)
    • mapserver 4.10.1
    • thuban 1.2.0
  • New packages entered the archive:
    • OGDI
    • Geotiff (still not in main, due to license issues for some data)
  • Packages now under the DebianGis maintainance umbrella:

    • HDF4/HDF5
    • GMT
    • proj
  • DebianGis wiki moved to the official Debian wiki.

  • ECW library has gone. Ermapper changed previous license in an EULA, so packaging is no more possible.


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