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I installed pgrouting on RHEL6 via yum and the ELGIS 6 repo (the only place where I could find pgrouting for RHEL6).

The problem is that the librouting_dd.so library (for driving distance) is missing. In other words, I have librouting.so, librouting_tsp.so, but not librouting_dd.so. Does anyone know why this is or how to fix it? I've included the yum output below.

I also tried compiling pgrouting from source (with the -DWITH_DD=ON flag so librouting_dd.so would be built) but this resulted in a waterfall of dependency issues (e.g., it needs CGAL-devel, which in turn needs things like lapack-devel and blas-devel which aren't installing because of other dependency issues, etc., etc.).

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

# yum install pgrouting
Loaded plugins: rhnplugin
This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite.
elgis                                                                                                                                                                                    | 3.0 kB     00:00     
elgis-plus                                                                                                                                                                               | 1.3 kB     00:00     
elgis-source                                                                                                                                                                             | 3.0 kB     00:00     
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package pgrouting.x86_64 0:1.05-1_0.el6 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

============================================================================================
 Package         Arch      Version         Repository                      Size
============================================================================================
Installing:
 pgrouting      x86_64     1.05-1_0.el6    elgis                            66 k

Transaction Summary
============================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 66 k
Installed size: 226 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
pgrouting-1.05-1_0.el6.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                                        |  66 kB     00:00     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : pgrouting-1.05-1_0.el6.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 
  Verifying  : pgrouting-1.05-1_0.el6.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 

Installed:
  pgrouting.x86_64 0:1.05-1_0.el6                                                                                                                                                                               

Complete!
[root@vm1 yum.repos.d]# rpm -sql pgrouting
normal        /usr/lib64/pgsql/librouting.so
normal        /usr/lib64/pgsql/librouting_tsp.so
normal        /usr/share/doc/pgrouting-1.05
normal        /usr/share/doc/pgrouting-1.05/README.routing
normal        /usr/share/postlbs
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/matching.sql
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/routing_core.sql
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/routing_core_wrappers.sql
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/routing_topology.sql
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/routing_tsp.sql
normal        /usr/share/postlbs/routing_tsp_wrappers.sql
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Per this forum post, Devrim Gunduz contributed a pgRouting package for RHEL6 in November 2012 which includes driving distance. It can be downloaded from the postgres YUM repo (aka "pgdg92").

Specifically, my issue was that yum was only seeing the pgrouting package offered by another repository that I had installed (elgis). I needed configure yum ignore that pgrouting package so that it would see (and use) the one in pgdg92. In other words, I added the following line to my elgis.repo config file:

exclude=pgrouting*
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