[GRASSLIST:7050] Re: GRASS 6.0.0 startup problems

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at centrum.cz
Tue Jun 7 07:27:04 EDT 2005

try to locate libdal.so

    locate libdal.so

(by me: 
    jachym at trava:~$ locate libgdal.so
    jachym at trava:~$

it it founds somethin similar (libgdal.so.1.6.0), you have to link it - create
the symbolic link

    ln -s /usr/lib/libgdal.so.1.6.0 /usr/lib/libgdal.so.1


On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 10:42:46AM +0000, Kobus Bedeker wrote:
> Dear reader
> I am a first time GRASS user, and have very little GIS experience.  I installed
> GRASS 6.0.0 on my Linux (Fedora Core 3) machine.  I installed all the minimum 
> requirements.  I had to install it without postgresql, as GRASS couldn't find 
> the libraries.  Other than than, I istalled gdal, tcl/tk, Mesa-3.x, fftw, 
> libtiff, mysql, unixODBC, lesstif, R language and Freetype2.  I downloaded the 
> spearfish mapset, and I am trying to open it.  The following error is given:  
> GRASS 6.0.0 (spearfish60):/usr/local/grass-6.0.0/bin.i686-pc-linux-gnu >
> Error 
> in startup script: ps.map: error while loading shared libraries: libgdal.so.1: 
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> Your help is appreciated.
> Kobus Bedeker

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