[OSM-dev] Postgres - installing gist?

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 16:41:32 BST 2009

When setting them up on dev, shaun pointed me to the last section of
It appears to have a path there for Macs.

2009/4/26 Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> Oh, how I love setting up a new instance of the Rails port.
> I'm trying to install Postgres this time (on an Intel Mac mini). Migration
> 28 (AddMoreChangesetIndexes) fails, saying:
> -- add_index("changesets", ["min_lat", "max_lat", "min_lon", "max_lon"],
> {:method=>"GIST", :name=>"changesets_bbox_idx"})
> rake aborted!
> PGError: ERROR:  data type integer has no default operator class for access
> method "gist"
> HINT:  You must specify an operator class for the index or define a default
> operator class for the data type.
> : CREATE  INDEX "changesets_bbox_idx" ON "changesets" USING GIST ("min_lat",
> "max_lat", "min_lon", "max_lon")
> It looks to me as if I need to install btree_gist, but how I do that without
> pulling down the whole Postgres source tree, I have no idea (the makefile
> seems to refer to lots of other places within the source). Any clues?
> cheers
> Richard
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