[postgis-devel] Re: [postgis-users] installation problem

vamsee movva vamseejump at gmail.com
Fri May 11 06:47:28 PDT 2007

I think you are correct, Greg.
I have never seen any other application which writes out side the prefix.
As mark said the problem is with template_gis.
i checked the options of postgis configuration,the default SYSCONFIG
directory is PREFIX/etc. Do u mean we need to mention it explicitly?

On 5/11/07, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
>   Hmmm not sure why this is trying to write to /etc directly - it must be
> I have had similar problems with files getting written in /etc during an
> install under NetBSD and pkgsrc.  I haven't figured out what's going on.
> The right fix may include using --sysconfdir to configure.   I'd argue
> that by default the install should not write outside of $(prefix).
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