[postgis-users] Fedora 4 package
Silke.Reimer at intevation.de
Mon Oct 17 09:59:09 PDT 2005
On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 05:30:31PM +0200, Silke Reimer wrote:
> In August there has been a discussion on this list how to install
> postgis on Fedora 4 . The proposed solution has been to install
> the postgresql sources configure them and build postgis afterwards.
> Using the relativly new PGXS-mechanism of postgresql I found now a
> way to build an Fedora package of postgis which just build depends
> on postgresql-devel, proj-devel and flex: You just have to set the
> environment variable PGXS to 1 and set a few other paths. Please see
> the corresponding specfile if you are interested in details. This
> could perhaps be useful for packaging postgis for other
> distributions as well.
> I placed specfile, source rpm and rpms on our FTP-server (see  or
> the mirror ). Please inform me about any problems that you
> experience with those packages. Of course you are free to put the
> specfile into the CVS repository of postgis if you find this useful.
I just found out myself that I forgot to compile the above mentioned
pacakge with geos and proj support and such might not be useful to
so many peoble ;-) I have place a new package (version 1.0.4,
release 2) on the same ftp-server as the first one (see links below).
Furthermore I now asked for reviewing the package in the Fedora
Extra project so that I hope that it will be available directly from
the Fedora archives in midterm. Please follow bug number 171040 if
you are interested in the progress.
>  http://postgis.refractions.net/pipermail/postgis-users/2005-August/008968.html
>  http://ftp.intevation.de/freegis/fedora/4/
>  http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/misc/freegis/intevation/freegis/fedora/4/
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