[postgis-users] How To build postGIS on debian with pbuilder?

Ivan Mincik ivan.mincik at gmail.com
Wed May 19 00:46:08 PDT 2010

> Does anyone know how to build postGIS using pbuilder on Debian lenny.
> I have been about to build geos-3.2.0 and proj-4.6.1
> It has heartburn with:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  pbuilder-satisfydepends-dummy: Depends: postgresql-server-dev-8.4 which is
> a virtual package.
>                                 Depends: libproj-dev (>= 4.5.0) which is a
> virtual package.
> Both of which are available via apt-get.
> Any thoughts? I can ask on the debian list also, but I thought people here
> might provide a more specific solution to this build postgis.

Hi, if I understand correctly, You are trying to backport PostGIS
package from testing or unstable to Lenny.
If so, You must change package dependencies in 'debian/control' file
to fit in Lenny.

Change 'libproj-dev' to 'proj' and 'postgresql-server-dev-8.4' to
And try.


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