Jeff Whitaker wrote:
> Vincent Schut wrote:
>> Jeff Whitaker wrote:
>>> There is an extra dependency on the GEOS (Geometry Engine) library
>>> (http://geos.refractions.net). The source code is included with
>>> but requires a separate ./configure; make ;make install step before
>>> setup.py. Using the GEOS library speeds up the creation of Basemap
>>> instances dramatically, especially for small map regions using high
>> Any chance on supporting geos-3.0-rc's? I'd prefer not to downgrade to
> Vincent: Nope - sorry, but there are apparently still bugs in 3.0.0-rc4
> that prevent basemap from working properly. You'll have to install
> 2.2.3 in a separate place - or just use the windows basemap installer
> which has 2.2.3 linked in statically.
Alright, fair enough. Linux here, though, so I'll go for a downgrade.
Don't like to have double versions of packages if I can avoid it. I'll
manage, it's just that it is a bit of a hassle...