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Bug 1794001 - python-basemap fails to build with pyproj 2.3+
Summary: python-basemap fails to build with pyproj 2.3+
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-basemap
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gwyn Ciesla
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-01-22 13:28 UTC by Miro Hrončok
Modified: 2020-01-22 19:21 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-01-22 19:21:49 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Miro Hrončok 2020-01-22 13:28:51 UTC
python-basemap fails to build with pyproj 2.3+

+ /usr/bin/python3 -c 'from mpl_toolkits.basemap import Basemap'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/builddir/build/BUILDROOT/python-basemap-1.2.0-4.fc32.x86_64/usr/lib64/python3.9/site-packages/mpl_toolkits/basemap/", line 152, in <module>
    epsgf = open(os.path.join(pyproj.pyproj_datadir,'epsg'))
AttributeError: module 'pyproj' has no attribute 'pyproj_datadir'

This blocks the Python 3.9 rebuild of the package.

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build python-basemap with Python 3.9, see:

Testing and mass rebuild of packages is happening in copr. You can follow these instructions to test locally in mock if your package builds with Python 3.9:

Let us know here if you have any questions.

Python 3.9 will be included in Fedora 33. To make that update smoother, we're building Fedora packages with early pre-releases of Python 3.9.
A build failure prevents us from testing all dependent packages (transitive [Build]Requires), so if this package is required a lot, it's important for us to get it fixed soon.
We'd appreciate help from the people who know this package best, but if you don't want to work on this now, let us know so we can try to work around it on our side.

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