GRASS: 6.4.0: where is the postgresql (pg) driver?

O. Hartmann ohartman at
Mon Mar 7 16:42:22 UTC 2011

On 03/07/11 16:26, wen heping wrote:
> 2011/3/7 O. Hartmann<ohartman at>:
>> Hello.
>> I desperately try to connect to a PostgreSQL DB server using GRASS (6.4.0 as
>> from the recent ports). The documentation of GRASS, even the most recent
>> one, reports using the 'driver=pg' option. Having already set up a database
>> in PostgreSQL (server 9.0.4), the admin user properly specified is capable
>> to connect from console (terminal) or pgadmin3 client. But using GRASS, only
>> 'dbf', 'sqlite' and 'ogr' as drivers are offered. I tried to figure out
>> whether 'ogr' could cover postgresql connects, but there isn't any
>> information about that, not even in GRASS' documentation (I haven't found
>> any yet).
>> I suspect the 'pg'-driver isn't correctly included in GRASS so I'd like to
>> ask someone already has used PostgreSQL as the DB backend for GRASS GIS.
> It is obviously pg-driver was not correctly included in grass ports,
> there is even no PGSQL macro in plist :)
> I shall try to fix it tomorrow.
> wen
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Oliver

Thank you in advance.


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