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As PROJ recent major update introduces importants change in the API, I need in my script to check what is the PROJ version compiled with the current GDAL installation of the user. I know I can get the GDAL version with osgeo.gdal.VersionInfo() but it does not tell me what is the PROJ version.

Any suggestions?

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This way:

>>> from osgeo import osr
>>> osr.GetPROJVersionMajor()
6
>>> osr.GetPROJVersionMinor()
2
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  • That method doesn't exist for osgeo.version_info : sys.version_info(major=3, minor=6, micro=9, releaselevel='final', serial=0) – Spacedman Nov 13 at 10:36
  • @Spacedman I have osgeo.version_info sys.version_info(major=3, minor=7, micro=0, releaselevel='final', serial=0) and method works. My current Proj version seems to be 6.3. Newest Proj is 7.2 but I do not know if there has been changes between 6 and 7. – user30184 Nov 13 at 11:08

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