[FGS] Installing FGS on 64-bit Unix (Centos 5.4)

Richard Cross richard.cross at rockshore.net
Fri May 7 11:20:19 EST 2010

On 7 May 2010, at 16:41, Normand Savard <nsavard at mapgears.com> wrote:

> Richard Cross wrote:
>> I'm currently struggling to get FGS installed and running on Centos  
>> 5.4 64-bit.  The installer complains that it can't find files with  
>> "x86_64" and I understand why that is.
>> I saw a posting somewhere that recommended running the installer on  
>> a 32-bit machine, tarring up the fgs directory and running on a 64- 
>> bit server, but that has simply led to seemingly endless problems  
>> with 'missing' libraries.  I started downloading the 32-bit  
>> versions for some, creating softlinks for others, but I feel this  
>> is the wrong path and may not lead to a stable system.
> Richard,
> Which version are you using?  Please specify where you downloaded it  
> from.
> Thanks.
> Norm

I've tried all three downloads from http://maptools.org/fgs/index.phtml?page=downloads.html

I believe it's FGS version 9.5

I did manage to build MapServer from source this morning and, although  
that was no walk on the park, I managed to get the WMS demo up and  
running via Apache.


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