[Qgis-developer] My introduction and 1st question

Stefan Sassenberg stefan.sassenberg at gmx.de
Sat Sep 6 18:57:53 EDT 2008

Hello Martin,

thank you.

Martin Weis schrieb:
> Hello Stefan!
> Stefan Sassenberg wrote:
>> I checked out qgis with "svn co https://svn.osgeo.org/qgis/trunk/qgis
>> qgis" and configured it successfully. "Making" the current state is yet
>> not possible, because of an error:
>> /home/stefan/cprg/workspace/qgis/src/core/qgsgeometry.cpp: In member
>> function »int QgsGeometry::splitLinearGeometry(GEOSGeom_t*,
>> QList<QgsGeometry*>&)«:
>> /home/stefan/cprg/workspace/qgis/src/core/qgsgeometry.cpp:4602: Fehler:
>> »GEOSLength« wurde in diesem Gültigkeitsbereich nicht definiert
> Is this the first line? Or are there some before, e.g. could not find
> somefile.h?
> Have you installed (recent version of) libgeos-dev? On my debian there are:
> ii  libgeos-3.0.0                        3.0.0-5
> Geometry engine for Geographic Information Systems - C+
> ii  libgeos-c1                           3.0.0-5
> Geometry engine for Geographic Information Systems - C
> ii  libgeos-dev                          3.0.0-5
> Geometry engine for GIS - Development files
> To get english messages you can use
> LANG=C make
> You can also have a look, if the ccmake found the correct
> GEOS_INCLUDE_DIR etc., try geos-config --cflags

It's the geos version. I used a 2.2.1 (the version on a gentoo system by 
default for amd64 cpus). I upgraded to 3.0.0, now it works.

Thank you very much.

Meanwhile I don't have much hope to use eclipse, it crashes reproducably.


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