Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#9726 closed (fixed)

GeoDjango documentation should mention binutils

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: jbronn
Component: GIS Version: 1.0
Severity: Keywords: geodjango gis ctypes ubuntu
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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GeoDjango needs binutils to load GEOS, but this is not mentioned in the documentation. Specifically the troubleshoot section relating to GEOS should mention this.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by gwilson

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comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by jbronn

  • Keywords gis ctypes ubuntu added
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Yup, figured this out when ctypes couldn't load the libraries on a fresh install of 8.10.

More specifically, the ctypes utility find_library needs the binutils program objdump.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by jbronn

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comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by jbronn

  • Resolution set to fixed
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