[postgis-users] Postgress.app + pointcloud

P Kishor punk.kish at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 01:24:28 PST 2016

> On Dec 19, 2016, at 10:20 AM, Giuseppe Broccolo <giuseppe.broccolo at 2ndquadrant.it> wrote:
> Hi,
> 2016-12-18 21:40 GMT+01:00 Puneet Kishor <punk.kish at gmail.com>:
>> As advised, I downloaded and installed Postgress.app (Mac OS X Sierra with Xcode 8.1). All works well.
>> However, I'd like to install and experiment with the pointcloud extension as I have a bunch of data from a 3D scan. Since I don't have the dev version of Pg, I can't really compile Pc against my Postgress.app. Is it possible to find a pointcloud binary somewhere? Or is there another suggested path forward?
> I generally work just with sources in Mac OS. I'd suggest to compile PostgreSQL, and then pgPointCloud. I use this: 
> https://github.com/mnencia/pgenv 
> that is able to install and configure different PostgreSQL versions instances, including dev tools, debug symbols, etc., useful if you have to develop something related with PostgreSQL. I already used PostgreSQL 9.6 + pgPointCloud 1.1 in my Mac OS X Sierra laptop in this way. 

Ouch, I was hoping to avoid this path as it means not using my Postgress.app instance anymore, but I may have to do this if I can’t find a binary that works with Postgress.app. Thanks anyway.


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