[gdal-dev] Configuring GDAL 1.11.1 to use GEOS
ari.jolma at gmail.com
Tue May 17 23:03:01 PDT 2016
18.05.2016, 00:57, William Kelly Magee kirjoitti:
> I am trying to build GDAL with GEOS support on RHEL 6 (64-bit) and am
> getting nowhere fast!
> I've been using the OGR api from gdal-1.11.1 for over a year with
> excellent results and now need to use the geometry methods that are
> only available with the inclusion of GEOS (else the message ERROR 6:
> GEOS support not enabled").
> I've built geos-3.1.0 and the set the GDAL configure option
> "--with-geos" to point to "geos-config". Initially this did not work
> as gdal configure was attempting to execute "geos-config" which did
> not have execute permission (doing a chmod 777 on "geos-config"
> resolved this).
> GDAL builds fine and appears to partially recognize GEOS availability
> but cannot confirm "GEOSversion" in geos_c. The following two lines
> are output from gdal configure;
> checking for GEOS version >= 3.1.0... yes
> checking for GEOSversion in -lgeos_c... no
> At this point it looked like a search issue so I've updated the PATH
> and LIBRARY_PATH env vars to point to the geos "capri" directory
> containing "libgeos_c.la". Still no luck. Have tried copying
> libgeos_c.la to the gdal folder and /usr/local/lib but still no luck.
> Going through the list I see where others have run across similar but
> not the same problem.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolve this?
I've never come across problems like this with GEOS and GDAL. If GEOS is
in usual place (/usr/local/lib for example) GDAL configure picks it up
It sounds a bit like you did not install GEOS. Did you issue "make
install" after building GEOS?
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