[geos-devel] Having geos 3.0.0 and 2.2.3 installed side by side

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Sat Mar 1 20:45:22 EST 2008

Adam Mercer wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to install both geos 3.0.0 and 2.2.3 side by side but am
> running into problems. I need to keep 2.2.3 as it is needed by the
> matplotlib basemap toolkit - it doesn't work with 3.0.0.
> Does anyone know of a way to have both versions of geos installed at
> the same time, without having to heavily patch the source code?


You can install them under different prefix locations
and appropriately configure environment variables (PATH, 
LD_LIBRARY_PATH,etc.) for different client software.

Mateusz Loskot

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