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Building on Unix with Autotools

The following instructions are dedicated to users of Unix-like systems (Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, *BSD, etc.)


  • Decent C++ compiler and C++ Standard Library, GNU GCC 4.x or later recommended
  • Download the latest source code release or checkout from SVN trunk.
make install

Note, if you are building GEOS downloaded from SVN, you need to have Autotools available in your system, so you can first generate ./configure script using the following command:


Then, you will be able to execute ./configure and next the three commands listed above: make and make install.

For more details about configuration options run:

./configure --help