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Re: postgresql/postgis installation

From: "Albe Laurenz" <laurenz(dot)albe(at)wien(dot)gv(dot)at>
To: "Nick *EXTERN*" <nick(dot)uebelhor(at)noaa(dot)gov>,<pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postgresql/postgis installation
Date: 2009-12-31 08:26:59
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Nick wrote:
> Trying to install postgis on LINUX machine [...]
> during ./configure of postGIS errors out looking for geos-config
> during ./configure of geos errors out looking for g++
> to the best of my knowledge g++ is part of gcc and we have a current
> version of the gcc compiler on the computer
> More info...Linux distro RHEL5 and postgis version is 1.4.0.
> Did a
> rpm -qa | grep gcc
> and gave me
> gcc-4.1.2-46el14.4.1
> Thinking was that this included the g++, is that not the case? Or do
> we need a version gcc-c++? Thanks, hope you can help.

'which g++' will convince you that there is indeed no g++ on your

You'll have to install gcc-c++ as you suspected.

Laurenz Albe

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