[postgis-users] Problems with libql

Bborie Park bkpark at ucdavis.edu
Thu Sep 27 14:14:18 PDT 2012

It probably isn't part of ld's search path.

Add /opt/PostgreSQL/9.2/lib to /etc/ld.so.conf (or whatever the
equivalent is in Ubuntu) and run "ldconfig".

Or call configure using...

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/PostgreSQL/9.2/lib ./configure ...


On 09/27/2012 01:52 PM, Mikel Gonzalez Gainza wrote:
> Hi all!
> I've been trying to install postgis 2.0.1 but i've been having some
> problems with the configuration of the source code. Im running an Ubuntu
> 11.04, with PostgreSQL 9.2 installed on it and all the dependencies of
> postgis2.0.1 also installed. Still, i get this error here:
> Using user-specified pg_config file: /opt/PostgreSQL/9.2/bin/pg_config
> checking PostgreSQL version... PostgreSQL 9.2.1
> checking libpq-fe.h usability... yes
> checking libpq-fe.h presence... yes
> checking for libpq-fe.h... yes
> checking for PQserverVersion in -lpq... no
> configure: error: could not find libpq
> of course, libpq is under postgres' /lib/, but it doesnt seem to find it
> dont know why. I've googled about it but without much success, thus I'm
> writing to you to see if you can help me!
> Thank you!!
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Bborie Park
Center for Vectorborne Diseases
UC Davis
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