PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL
object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially
enables" the PostgreSQL server, allowing it to be used as a
backend spatial database for geographic information systems
To disable raster support and eliminate the gdal dependency,
set RASTER=no. If you choose this path, be aware that
postgis will still need the two dependencies that gdal
relies on, proj and geos.
To disable the GTK-based graphical interface for shp2pgsql,
This SlackBuild does not build the PostGIS JDBC driver since
the build requires Apache Maven to download dependencies at
build time. The optional dependencies needed to build the
driver are: apache-ant, apache-maven, and postgres-jdbc.
Maintained by: Benjamin Trigona-Harany
(the SlackBuild does not include the source)