[Proj] Installing Proj on a Mac

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Thu Jul 3 17:50:10 EDT 2008

Do you need unix-style libraries particularly?  I have a complete set  
of binaries for PROJ, GEOS, GDAL and a few others in OSX "framework"  
form. (plus most of the big GIS packages, linked to these frameworks)   
Link in my sig.

On OSX 10.4, I think the default PATH does not have /usr/local/bin,  
and certainly not some custom path in your home folder.  Edit your  
~/.bash_profile and add:

export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"

On Jul 3, 2008, at 4:17 PM, Naiara Pinto wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have a question about a relatively simple thing..I need to install  
> Proj on a Mac. I tried two things:
> 1) donwload the tar file to /usr/local and do:
> ./configure
> make
> make install
> 2) download the tar file to a local folder /users/naiara/library and  
> do:
> mkdir proj
> ./configure --prefix=/users/naiara/library/proj
> make
> make install
> Either way I didn't get any error messages, but when I type proj I  
> get the message "command not found". I suspect I might need to add  
> an extra line to my .bashrc file, but I am not sure what it should  
> be. I have a Mac OS 10.4.11 and I am trying to install Proj 4.6.0.  
> My real goal is to install GDAL, so I am wondering what the best  
> procedure is to make sure that GDAL can link to Proj.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Naiara.
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