[postgis-users] problem installing postgis with geos support

Brent Wood pcreso at pcreso.com
Thu Oct 6 12:01:03 PDT 2005

--- Jonathan Aguero <jua130 at psu.edu> wrote:

> Davis and all,
> No, I din't do a make disclean before running the make and make install
> again. I am quite new in linux and I didn't know how to "reinstall" software
> though I was suspecting something like that may be the cause of my problem. 
> So to be more specific on my problem:
> OS=FC4
> Geos 2.1.4
> PostGIS 1.0.4
> Pgsql 8.0.4
> I first installed PostGIS without geos support and then I modified the
> Make.config file to include geos support and ran again the make-make install
> secuence without knowing that I need it to run a make disclean. So do you
> think a make disclean is what I need? How do I run it?

I recently did a similar compilation to upgrade an installed Postgis, I ran:
make uninstall
make clean
make install

& then to upgrade the Postgis functions already in the DB I ran the upgrade
script that comes with recent versions of Postgis.

It worked for me :-)

Hope this helps...

Brent Wood

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