[GRASS-user] Grass62 on X86_64

Craig Aumann caumann at penguinmail.com
Mon Feb 12 18:37:32 EST 2007

Ok, this is what I want to avoid, because its a pain in the ass and I
don't have time for it.  

Is there a i386 grass rpm package with postgresql support in it?  


On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 15:04 -0800, Brad Douglas wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 15:31 -0700, Craig Aumann wrote:
> > I'm installing grass 62 on a Fedora 6, X86_64 machine.  Originally, I
> > just pulled off the i386 rpms and installed those, but discovered that
> > they were NOT compiled with postgresql support for some reason.  While I
> > don't mind compiling grass62 again with this support, the problem is
> > that the installed support libraries (gdal, proj, etc) are only for
> > i386...  This is leading to all sorts of problems. How to find these
> > libraries for x86_64, etc...   
> The i386 binaries will run fine, but I don't like to muck up my x86_64
> system with i386 packages, either.
> For FC6, the easiest method is to use yum and grab the following
> packages (and dependencies):
> proj-devel
> geos-devel
> libpng-devel
> libjpeg-devel
> tcl-devel
> freetype2-devel
> ncurses-devel
> libtiff-devel
> libX11-devel
> fftw2-devel
> There may be others, I'm forgetting.
> You will also need to get the source for gdal and compile that as well.
> You'll also need development libraries for any file formats you'd like
> to work with as well.
> As you can tell, this isn't for the faint of heart.  I haven't had any
> requests for x86_64 FC binaries, so I haven't built them.  If I get a
> few more, I'll build them for the next stable release.
> > Given that there are many other things I would rather be doing and need
> > to do than screw around with this, what's the fastest, easiest solution
> > here?  
> Ditto.

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