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GSIP 206 - Promote GeoPackage WFS and WMS output formats to an extension


The standard is now a popular data format, and GeoPackage data source has been included with GeoServer as a data source for some time. The community GeoPackage module provides a number of GeoPackage output formats two of which we would now like to make available as an extension.

Proposed By

Jody Garnett (GeoCat)

Assigned to Release

This proposal is for GeoServer 2.21-RC.



GeoCat customers have asked that this functionality be included in our GeoServer Enterprise distribution. To respect the community process this product is limit our support to GeoServer core and extensions.


The GeoPackage community module has a number of output formats to be included in gs-geopkg-output-plugin extension:

To migrate to core:

Recommend renaming the community download to gs-geopkg-wps-plugin.

Backwards Compatibility

No backwards compatibility issues anticipated.



Project Steering Committee: