[postgis-users] Ubuntu install of PostGIS 1.1.6 failing

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Sat Nov 25 02:58:15 PST 2006

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 06:45:50PM -0500, Allan Doyle wrote:

> The contents of /tmp/pgis_reg_17211/regress_log are not enlightening  
> to me:
> psql:lwpostgis.sql:39: ERROR:  could not load library "/usr/local/src/ 
> postgis-1.1.6/lwgeom/liblwgeom.so.1.1": libgeos_c.so.1: cannot open  
> shared object file: No such file or directory

Not enlighening ?
The dynamic linker can not find libgeos_c.so.1.
Usually this is due to a missing call to ldconfig.
Where do you have libgeos_c.so.1 ?
Is that directory in /etc/ld.so.conf ?
Did you run ldconfig(8) after installation ?


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