[GRASS-user] Re: GRASS 7 configuration with libLas

Markus Metz markus.metz.giswork at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 24 05:26:40 EDT 2011

ahmadou dicko wrote:
> Hi everyone
> Trying to compile GRASS 7 I had an issue similar to the one on this thread :
> http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/grass-dev/2011-May/054559.html
> I built the latest version of libLAs from repository (version 1.7) and it's
> appear that on ubuntu the shared library have  different name than those of
> previous version of libLAs .
> So my guess is that GRASS wait for liblas.so and liblas_c.so but in
> /usr/local/lib there are only liblas.so.2.0 and liblas_c.so.2.0 (for newer
> version of libLAs --someone can confirm ?)
> So to fix this problem, I create some symlink like this
> sudo ln -s liblas.so.2.0 liblas.so
> sudo ln -s liblas_c.so.2.0 liblas_c.so
> Hope this will help
> There is another work around for this problem ?

You also need to install the devel package of libLAS. This will
provide liblas.so and liblas_c.so and the headers necessary to compile
GRASS 7 with libLAS support.

Markus M

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