I'm currently running PostGIS 0.2 on Cygwin and it seems to be working
nicely. The PostgreSQL Windows ODBC driver also works nicely towards the
If you have any more specific compiling questions feel free to email me and
maybe I can help you!
>From: Paul Ramsey <[hidden email]>
>Reply-To: [hidden email] >To: [hidden email] >Subject: Re: [postgis] Windows cygwin build
>Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 16:46:16 -0700
>I will be attempting to do compiles on CygWin over the next couple
>weeks, and may try to do some packaging, however, no promises. I am also
>going to be working on a proposal for some gov't grant dollars to
>support PostGIS development, which is pretty important also :)
>Definately, in an ideal world we would have RPMs, DEBs, setup.exe's and
>PKGs, however, all that takes work and thus far the amount of
>compensation we have been able to derive from PostGIS work has been
>pretty limited. Our optimism knows no bounds, however :)
> > I have cygwin installed on my Windows 2000 Pro system but
> > am still unable to compile things correctly though I seem to
> > be able to run executables compiled elsewhere. Can someone
> > provide (or maybe even post at refractions on a regular basis)
> > the full postgres/postgis installation for cygwin?
> > Doug.
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