Building MapGuide on CentOS 5
If you have just installed the OS, be sure to create a user account for yourself from root:
adduser <username> passwd <username>
Add yourself to the sudoer list from root:
Add your entry after root
"<username> ALL=(ALL) ALL", at about line 77. The program uses commands from
vim, so you need to insert text using
i, then after inserting text, you need to hit the ESC key, then
:wq (write, quit).
Logout of root, and log in as yourself.
System development tools and libraries
Install system development tools (as root via su):
yum install gcc* yum install subversion* expat* libtool* automake* bison* flex doxygen libjpeg-devel libpng libpng-devel
A Sun Java Development Kit is required. The plain package is fine, no need for NetBeans or Java EE. You can download the JDK from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp. Detailed installation instructions can be found at http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/JavaOnCentOS (follow the instructions for "Sun JDK 1.6").
and should see "Java(TM)" somewhere in the output.
Optional: PostgreSQL and PostGIS
Current versions of PostgreSQL are maintained at http://yum.pgsqlrpms.org/. An overview for beginners can be found here: http://www.postgresonline.com/journal/index.php?/archives/45-An-Almost-Idiots-Guide-to-PostgreSQL-YUM.html
To use the repository, first block all others by editing the repos file. As root, edit the file (e.g.):
add to the bottom of the file:
Choose a version of PostgreSQL from http://yum.pgsqlrpms.org/reporpms/repoview/pgdg-centos.html, the current version 8.3.x is recommended
Download the source code for FDO-3.3.1 and MapGuide-2.0.2:
svn checkout http://svn.osgeo.org/fdo/tags/3.3.1/ fdo-3.3.1 svn checkout http://svn.osgeo.org/mapguide/tags/MAPGUIDE2.0.2/ mapguide-2.0.2