[postgis-users] Makefile syntax problem with 1.2/8.2?

Nick Bower nick at nickbower.com
Wed Dec 13 04:59:30 PST 2006

Hi.  This is weirding me out - I'm not new to Postgis/Postgres, but an getting 
a compilation syntax error when building using FC6 packaged proj/geos.  Any 

configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating Makefile.config
config.status: WARNING:  Makefile.config.in seems to ignore the --datarootdir 
config.status: creating config.h


 HOST_OS: linux-gnu

   PGSQL: /usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_config
    GEOS: /usr/bin/geos-config (with C-API)
          (ldflags: /usr/lib)
    PROJ: prefix=/usr libdir=/usr/lib
   ICONV: 1

 PORTNAME: linux
   PREFIX: /usr/local/pgsql
  EPREFIX: ${prefix}
      DOC: /usr/local/pgsql/doc/contrib
     DATA: ${datarootdir}
      MAN: ${datarootdir}/man
      BIN: /usr/local/pgsql/bin
      EXT: /usr/local/pgsql/lib (\$$libdir)

# ls -l /usr/include/geos.h
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 308 Sep 17 03:34 /usr/include/geos.h

# make
make -C lwgeom
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/src/postgis-1.2.0/lwgeom'
12:51:17"' -I/usr/include -DUSE_PROJ  -I/usr/local/pgsql/include/server -DAUTOCACHE_BBOX=1  -DUSE_STATS -Wall -g -O2 -fPIC -fexceptions -DUSE_GEOS -I/usr/include   -shared -Wl,-soname,liblwgeom.so.1  
measures.o box2d.o ptarray.o lwgeom_api.o lwgeom.o lwpoint.o lwline.o 
lwpoly.o lwmpoint.o lwmline.o lwmpoly.o lwcollection.o   wktunparse.o 
lwgparse.o wktparse.tab.o lex.yy.o vsprintf.o liblwgeom.o lwgeom_pg.o 
lwgeom_debug.o lwgeom_spheroid.o lwgeom_ogc.o lwgeom_functions_analytic.o 
lwgeom_geos_c.o lwgeom_inout.o lwgeom_estimate.o lwgeom_functions_basic.o 
lwgeom_gist.o lwgeom_btree.o lwgeom_transform.o stringBuffer.o lwgeom_box.o 
lwgeom_box3d.o lwgeom_box2dfloat4.o lwgeom_chip.o lwgeom_svg.o lwgeom_gml.o 
lwgeom_triggers.o lwgeom_dump.o lwgeom_functions_lrs.o long_xact.o lwcurve.o 
lwcompound.o lwcurvepoly.o lwmcurve.o lwmsurface.o 
lwgeom_sqlmm.o  -shared  /usr/lib -lgeos_c -L/usr/lib -lproj -o 
/usr/lib: file not recognized: Is a directory
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [liblwgeom.so.1.2] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/src/postgis-1.2.0/lwgeom'
make: *** [liblwgeom] Error 2

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