[postgis-users] postgis installation problem

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Tue Oct 18 09:16:31 PDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 11:55:13AM -0400, Rick Schumeyer wrote:
> psql:lwpostgis.sql:35: ERROR:  could not load library
> "/usr/local/pgsql/lib/liblwgeom.so.1.0": libgeos.so.2: cannot open shared
> object file: No such file or directory
> The shared library does in fact exist in that location.

Under a GNU system (Linux is one of them) you must run
the ldconfig(8) command after library install.

It's a very common question, maybe we should update the FAQ, or
the wiki. Volunteers ?


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