[postgis-users] PostGIS 2.2 Debian package based on Postgresql 9.5 for trusty ( ubuntu 14.04)

Pieter du Plooy pjduplooy at zpanelcp.com
Thu Feb 18 08:14:51 PST 2016

Hi Pallavi

I used a Postgres 9.5 from the postgres pgdg repository, and compiled
everything else from scratch (Trusty).

I used Vincent Picavet's pggis dockerfile as a guide:


He used cgal 4.3 and sfcgal from git

It worked a charm for me.


On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 8:05 AM, Pallavi Sontakke <
pallavi.sontakke at 2ndquadrant.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Thanks for the debian packages for trusty for PostGIS.
> As in my current work I am looking to use PostGIS with a custom-built
> Postgresql (with some changes on top of Postgresql 9.5.0), I am required to
> build PostGIS 2.2.1 from source.
> As a first step, am trying to build PostGIS from source for Postgresql
> 9.5.0
> In line, I downloaded postgis-2.2.1.tar.gz from http://postgis.net/source/
> However, during './configure' am getting this error:
> checking for geos_c.h... yes
> checking for initGEOS in -lgeos_c... yes
> checking for sfcgal-config... /usr/local/bin/sfcgal-config
> configure: error: PostGIS requires SFCGAL >= 1.1.0 (found 1.0.0)
> On trusty by default version 1.0.0 of SFCGAL is available. Also in my
> previous PostGIS source-build attempt, build of SFCGAL 1.2.1 required CGAL
> 4.7 and still SFCGAL did not get installed properly. Also I noticed that in
> Debian trusty PostGIS packages you uploaded, postgis_sfcgal was missing.
> I don't need postgis_sfcgal specifically as such, so ran configure with
> option --without-sfcgal.
> However, due to it, address_standardizer has also got disabled (It was
> available in trusty package you had created). Could you please show me a
> way, that address_standardizer can be enabled, even if postgis_sfcgal is
> not there?
> Thanks,
>  Pallavi
> On 11 February 2016 at 16:07, Pallavi Sontakke <
> pallavi.sontakke at 2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I was looking to install PostGIS 2.2  to work with Postgresql 9.5 on my
>> trusty system. As I did not find any available debian packages for trusty,
>> I was trying to build from PostGIS source. However, even after getting many
>> other binaries, could not get all modules of PostGIS working (especially
>> postgis_sfcgal and address_standardizer).
>> Could you please point me to trusty packages if available? Also, if not,
>> could you please let me know when would they be available?
>> Thanks,
>> Pallavi
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