[postgis-users] Help with install
strk at keybit.net
Mon Mar 29 22:56:27 PST 2004
On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 06:25:45PM -0800, Wood Brent wrote:
> I'm trying to install postgis.
> Postgres, GEOS & Proj are all installed OK.
> the command "createlang plpgsql test" works fine & the language is
> installed in the db.
> when I run "psql -d test -f postgis.sql", however I get errors.
> The first few lines of output are:
> PL/PgSQL is installed.
> (1 row)
> psql:postgis.sql:44: NOTICE: type "histogram2d" is not yet defined
> DETAIL: Creating a shell type definition.
> psql:postgis.sql:44: ERROR: could not access file
> "$libdir/libpostgis.so.0.8": No such file or directory
> The file libpostgis.so.0.8 is located in
> What do I need to do to have the library picked up by postgres so I can
> install postgis in the database using the supplied sql file?
> I assume the $libdir environment variable needs to be set, but I can't
> find a reference in the install docs. I have got it to install by using sed to
> replace $libdir with the hard coded path, but figure this is not the ideal
$libdir should point by default to: /usr/local/pgsql/lib/postgresql/
> Brent Wood
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