[postgis-users] Building SVN version of PostGIS on Mac OS X Leopard

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Wed Aug 20 07:35:40 PDT 2008

William Kyngesburye wrote:

> For the internal build linking, it looks like it's supposed to link to 
> the new liblwgeom.a.  But the -L/usr/local/pgsql/lib option is after 
> -L../liblwgeom AND the OSX linker prefers dynamic libs, so it's finding 
> the old installed liblwgeom.so, which is what the new liblwpostgis.so is 
> replacing.
> Delete /usr/local/pgsql/lib/liblwgeom.* and try again.

Ahhh interesting. One of the items left for SVN trunk is to rename 
liblwgeom back to libpostgis (see 
and so if this really is the problem, it should resolve itself when the 
rename is complete.



Mark Cave-Ayland
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