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GDAL python bindings not liking virtualenv #137
Yesterday when I was trying to set up the project on a Ubuntu VM (11.04 and later I tried 10.04), I kept running into the same issue when installing the requirements via pip. Basically, it seemed that, even though I had all the GIS libraries as well as PostgreSQL installed globally (using apt-get) the GDAL python bindings did not want to compile in the virtualenv. They complained about missing header files which I'm assuming were someplace in the VM since I had libgdal-dev installed and since I could install those bindings globally without a hitch.
I realize this is one of those things that this project doesn't have much control over but I thought I'd bring it up anyways just in case someone out there had recommendations as to how I should proceed.
For whatever it's worth, here's what I did to get the rig running by installing everything globally within my VM: