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I want to install SUMO on Ubuntu 10.10: I followed sumo installation guidelines step by step:

I installed packages necessary to build SUMO, I created a symbolic link libgdal.so .

I decompressed the tarball and I moved the decompressed directory to /usr/local/src

Then I entered the source directory and I called configure:

$ ./configure --with-fox-includes=/usr/include/fox-1.6 \
--with-gdal-includes=/usr/include/gdal --with-proj-libraries=/usr \
--with-gdal-libraries=/usr --with-proj-gdal

In the configuration step I had this

error: configure :error:gdal-lib not found in “/usr”
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Please post the output of ls -l /usr/include/ |grep gdal, ls -l on wherever that libgdal.so link is. –  terdon Sep 12 '13 at 18:49
    
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2013-09-10 11:45 gdal –  MYnoussa Sep 13 '13 at 9:18
    
hi this is what i get –  MYnoussa Sep 13 '13 at 9:19
    
hi libgdal.so is found under /usr/lib –  MYnoussa Sep 13 '13 at 10:27
    
What is "sumo"? –  Keith Thompson Sep 13 '13 at 19:18

1 Answer 1

Install gdal-lib

That error is telling you that you need to install gdal-lib. You can download it from here, as pre-packaged binaries.

You could also use your package manager apt-get to try installing the package that includes this library + it's header files.

$ apt-get install libgdal-dev

You'll need to re-run the configure script before proceeding.

Change to configure command

Try changing your configure line to this instead:

$ ./configure --with-fox-includes=/usr/include/fox-1.6 \
--with-gdal-includes=/usr/include/gdal --with-proj-libraries=/usr \
--with-gdal-libraries=/usr/lib --with-proj-gdal
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My guess is, libgdal-dev would be more pertinent here. –  Joseph R. Sep 12 '13 at 19:59
    
@JosephR. - thank you I'm at work and did not recall the naming convention for Ubuntu's library packages. –  slm Sep 12 '13 at 20:28
    
hi i already installed libgdal-dev –  MYnoussa Sep 13 '13 at 9:25
    
@MYnoussa slm's point (I think) is that you should pass /usr/lib to ./configure instead of /usr. –  terdon Sep 13 '13 at 13:55
    
@terdon - thanks that was my point 8-) –  slm Sep 13 '13 at 13:58

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