GeoAlchemy InstallationΒΆ

The prerequisites for GeoAlchemy installation are:

  • Python
  • A Supported Spatial Database (either of PostGIS, MySQL, Spatialite)
  • Python DB-API for the database
  • Setuptools

GeoAlchemy can then be installed from cheese shop using the easy_install command:

$ easy_install GeoAlchemy

This will download and install the following packages from the Python Package Index aka Cheeseshop:

  • SQLAlchemy
  • GeoAlchemy

You are now ready to use GeoAlchemy.

Alternatively GeoAlchemy can be installed from source.