[postgis-users] compiling problems - requires PostgreSQL, but it is installed

TECHER David davidtecher at yahoo.fr
Mon Jun 4 12:32:07 PDT 2007

Kenton Williams a écrit :
> Hello,
> I'm trying to compile PostGIS on PCLinuxOS.  I have successfully 
> compiled and installed PostgreSQL and it is operating fine.  I have 
> obtained the PostGIS source and followed the instructions untarring it 
> into the PostgreSQL source code /contrib directory, but I cannot even 
> get ./configure to complete.  I get the error message stating that 
> PostgreSQL is required.
Is PostgreSQL's bin dir available in your PATH?

"configure" needs to know where is pg_config

so you could try something like

./configure --with-pgsql=/your/path/to/pg_config

For more infos and more options

./configure --help

> I'm a little new to all this, so perhaps someone could advise me on 
> what I'm doing wrong?  It would seem that the PDF documentation may be 
> a little older than the versions of PostgreSQL and PostGIS that are 
> available.  Thanks in advance!


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