[postgis-users] Re: Installing PostGIS on Suse [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Roppola, Antti - BRS
Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Mon Jun 30 18:16:50 PDT 2008
We do our own from source install of Postgres/Proj/Geos outside of rpms
or /opt) as we found that using the packaged versions sometimes lead to
issues with depenencies.
For example, we are now able to deploy multiple instances of
and /opt/postgres/8.3) to facilitate testing/migration.
I used the packaged postgres init.d script as the basis of my own.
The init.d script will use initdb to create the database in which
ever directory DATADIR points to (have a look at
if it does not already exist.
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[mailto:postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net] On Behalf Of Ralf
Sent: Tuesday, 1 July 2008 11:00 AM
To: postgis-users at postgis.refractions.net
Subject: [postgis-users] Re: Installing PostGIS on Suse
Hey, thanks for the heads up.
I tried to play with the settings in the Makefile and made experiments
with symlinks ... nothing worked out. So I uninstalled postgresql and
reinstalled everything from the GEO repository (thanks Brent!). Since I
am on Suse 10.2, everything should work out fine. And it seems as if it
is ... rpm copied the binaries like psql into the /usr/bin directory.
Sorry, but where can I find a start-script for postgresql now, where is
the data-folder? I am not able to locate anything of the installation
except the stuff in the /usr/bin dir.
Thanks a lot!!!
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