[postgis-users] Warning GEOS is NOT enabled

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at ilande.co.uk
Tue Jul 24 02:26:00 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-07-20 at 17:56 +0000, Marc Desharnais wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recompiled postgis from scratch lately with support for GEOS, which
> I compiled too. I confirm that GEOS' bin directory is in my path.
> When I start Geoserver I keep getting this warning message.
> "[main] WARN org.geotools.data.postgis - GEOS is NOT enabled. This
> will result in limited functionality and performance."
> Which made me doubt about my installation. 
> I want GEOS working on that server. Why is it saying that if I
> compiled PostGIS against GEOS?
> Below is the result of my config command. I did a "make clean" then I
> recompiled PostGIS after that. Then relaunched PostGIS and Geoserver.
> And I still got this message.
> Then I executed this command in PostGIS to check
> #select postgis_version();
>             postgis_version
> ---------------------------------------
> (1 row)
> Which confirm that it's not working, but why?

Hi Marc,

How exactly did you recompile PostGIS? Did you remember to do a "make
install" rather than just "make" to copy the updated version of the
PostGIS library into that of your PostgreSQL installation?

Kind regards,


ILande - Open Source Consultancy

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