Package Space Applications – postgis


PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.


If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum repository.

Then install as follows:

        % sudo yum install postgis-unc

Files are installed in /opt/unc.


The latest version available is postgis 2.5.1. Vendor release date:  November 18, 2018.

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This package can be managed using the lpm command.

% lpm load postgis

will set both the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variables so that the postgis libraries can be accessed.