[postgis-users] more centos install troubles

Steve henshaw steve.henshaw at gmail.com
Wed May 20 14:40:41 PDT 2009

Hi Paul,

On my CentOS systems theyre both in /usr/share/pgsql/contrib/
but on my 64 bit system its named lwpostgis-64.sql, spatial_ref_sys.sql 
should be in the same location.

I dont recall changing the default install but if it helps Ubuntu 
installs them to /usr/share/postgresql-8.3-postgis/


Paul McCullough wrote:
> Steve,
> Thanks - that solved the problem of getting the postgres devel package
> and I got all the way through the postgis install.
> I am now stuck on this step:
>> psql -f /usr/share/lwpostgis.sql -d sfmaps
> As odd as it sounds, I appear to be missing lwpostgis.sql.
>> find / -name lwpostgis.sql -print
> returns nothing.
> This command...
>> find / -name spatial_ref_sys.sql -print
> /tmp/postgis-1.3.6/spatial_ref_sys.sql
> tells me that even the spatial_ref_sys.sql is only in the build directory,
> even after configure, make, make-install.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks.
> Paul

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