Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#19530 closed Uncategorized (worksforme)

Error in geodjango tutorial

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.4
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


I followed all of the Geodjango Tutorial instructions precisely. But when I run syncdb, the following errors occur:

django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: 'postgis' isn't an available database backend.
Try using django.db.backends.XXX, where XXX is one of:

'dummy', 'mysql', 'oracle', 'postgresql_psycopg2', 'sqlite3'

Error was: No module named postgis.base

Apparently, I'm not the only one encountering this problem, because there are several blog posts about this error. I'm running Mac OS X 10.6 and used Homebrew to install geodjango dependencies. Linux users are reporting the same error.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Claude Paroz

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

If you think there is an error in the tutorial, please tell us what the error is. If you don't know what the problem is, then use support channels instead.

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