Request package python3-exiv2

Bug #1528829 reported by VinsS on 2015-12-23
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pyexiv2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

[needs-packaging] python3-exiv2

python3-exiv2 is a Python binding of exiv2 wich allows you to read and write the EXIF, IPTC and XMP metadata from the image files.

License: GPL-3
Notes: This is the port to Python 3 of python-pyexiv2 already packaged for Ubuntu.

At the moment py3exiv2 is available in my ppa:


Matthias Klose (doko) on 2016-05-08
affects: python3-defaults (Ubuntu) → pyexiv2 (Ubuntu)
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Please note that pyexiv2 (the python2 version) has been deprecated for a few years, in favour of GExiv2 (, as stated here:
It is unsupported and hasn’t seen active development in years.

I am not sure how much work is going into py3exiv2 besides porting the original code base to python3.

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