[FGS] Uninstalling an FGS package

Alan Hale alan.hale at btclick.com
Tue Nov 27 12:58:38 EST 2007

Thanks Normand

I'm not sure I fully understand the installation process here though. Do 
I have to download and install the fgs-msx package, THEN get 
fgs-chameleon-base...tar.gz and untar the latter into the appropriate 

Any thoughts on uninstalling previous versions and the issue with 
occupied ports?



Normand Savard wrote:
> Alan Hale wrote:
>> I realised I had not got the latest Mapserver-Chameleon FGS package 
>> installed and wanted to remove and install the latest.  Naively 
>> perhaps I just deleted the fgs directory. But when I installed the 
>> later version (or the original version again) neither the Chameleon 
>> samples nor the FGS "home page" will show up. I am clutching at 
>> straws, but could this be because I have not correctly uninstalled 
>> the original installation? Is there an issue as well if you do not do 
>> fgs stop before deleting?
>> fgs-chameleon_2.2.1-1.3-linux-i386.bin was my original installation, 
>> then
>> fgs-chameleon-2.4.1-1.9-linux-i386.bin
>> In sonme panic.
> Alan,
> The package on maptools are somehow out to date for now.  I suggest 
> you to use Chameleon fgs package at 
> http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/fgs-msx/.  Follow the instructions 
> at http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/download/nightly/fgs-msx-5.x.
> Norm

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