[postgis-users] How to add shp2pgsql and pgsql2shp

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sat Dec 4 07:29:13 PST 2021

also: ogr2ogr (if GDAL is on your system) is very powerful and works 
great with importing into PostGIS.


Jeff McKenna
GatewayGeo: Developers of MS4W, MapServer Consulting and Training
co-founder of FOSS4G

On 2021-12-03 7:41 p.m., Terry wrote:
> I have a RHEL8 system, with PostgreSQL-13 and postgis_3.1.4.  All seems 
> to work well.
> I wanted to add some shp files, and I was surprised to *not* find the 
> shp2pgsql and pgsql2shp applications.  My PostgreSQL is installed in 
> /usr/pgsql-13, and the missing applications are not in /usr/pgsql-13/bin 
> ( nor elsewhere).
> What is the preferred method to install shp2pgsql, please?
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