[postgis-users] PostgreSQL version for PostGIS ver 1.5.1
ivan.mincik at gista.sk
Tue May 25 00:43:14 PDT 2010
On Monday 24 May 2010, Malm Paul wrote:
> when I install postgreSQL on windows I can get a choise to instal postgis
> as well. Is it the same on Linux x86-32? If so, what postgreSQL version
> shall I choose to get PostGIS ver 1.5.1 on Linux?
Hi what kind of distribution do You use ?
Usually, in every distribution, there is one(sometimes two) version-s of PostgreSQL server in installation
repositories(package postgresql-8.3 in Debian Lenny) . It is highly recommended to use these packages until You are
experienced user. In case of PostGIS, it usually lives in separate package in repository (package
postgresql-8.3-postgis in Debian Lenny).
Currently, if You want to use PostGIS 1.5.1, You must compile it by Yourself, since in Debian there is much older
Once You have these package installed, all You need is to enable PostGIS for Your database and start working
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