Package Details: python-pywikibot-git 1:3.0.20200111.r0.gb9203461-1

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Package Base: python2-pywikibot-git
Description: Python library that interfaces with the MediaWiki API
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Keywords: API bot framework mediawiki pwb python pywikibot pywikipedia pywikipediabot wiki wikimedia wikipedia
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: python-pywikibot
Provides: python-pywikibot
Submitter: yar
Maintainer: dvorapa
Last Packager: dvorapa
Votes: 6
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2013-10-10 01:39
Last Updated: 2020-01-11 19:18

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aleskva commented on 2019-06-30 23:11

@GrantWilson There are several good Python tools for structured data. I know at least about Daty, DBpedia, Pywikibot and WikidataIntegrator.

GrantWilson commented on 2019-05-27 08:22

In case you need to extract structured data from Wikipedia, there's a good tool DbPedia used by pro experts. They also suggest examples of using SPARQL libraries on and case studies on MediaWiki API wrapper.

Gallaecio commented on 2014-04-03 13:53

I get:

==> Starting package()...
running install
Checking .pth file support in /home/achaves/aqueronte/python2-pywikibot-git/python2-pywikibot-git/pkg/python2-pywikibot-git/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/
/usr/bin/python2 -E -c pass
TEST FAILED: /home/achaves/aqueronte/python2-pywikibot-git/python2-pywikibot-git/pkg/python2-pywikibot-git/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ does NOT support .pth files
error: bad install directory or PYTHONPATH

You are attempting to install a package to a directory that is not
on PYTHONPATH and which Python does not read ".pth" files from. The
installation directory you specified (via --install-dir, --prefix, or
the distutils default setting) was:


and your PYTHONPATH environment variable currently contains:


jleclanche commented on 2013-12-15 01:37

Not building here:

jleclanche commented on 2013-12-15 01:37

Not building here:

legoktm commented on 2013-10-10 21:24 is pretty slow, I recommend you use the Gerrit url directly:

yar commented on 2013-10-10 19:59

Also note that upstream does some very bad-practice things in its directory structure and config process. Filed bugs with them:

yar commented on 2013-10-10 18:54

Thanks for your work on this, but upstream moved to git a while back. I made a new package based on yours:

yar commented on 2013-10-10 18:52

This PKGBUILD borrows heavily from python2-wikipedia-rewrite-svn. I'll be maintaining it at:

Please note that is flaky and gives http hangups about half the time. Try running makepkg a few times before reporting a bug.