[postgis-users] Question about the postgis-1.1.0.spec file
schabi at logix-tt.com
Fri Mar 24 08:07:49 PST 2006
DANTE ALEXANDRA wrote:
> I am a PostGIS newbie and I've got a question about the
> "postgis-1.1.0.spec" file.
I guess you talk about a RPM/DEB spec file?
> In this spec file, the package "utils" and "jdbc2" are defined as
> sub-package of PostGIS.
> Could you explain me why please ?
PostGIS currently can be seen as four parts:
- The PostGIS server extension, to be installed on the server
- The loader / dumper and other utilities, to be installed on clients
- The jdbc driver extension, to be installed on java clients
- The documentation, to be read by humans
> If I compile PostGIS from the source code, from the
> "postgis-1.1.1.tar.gz <postgis-1.1.1.tar.gz>" file, do I need to add
> these sub-package ?
That depends on what you need to do.
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