Graphserver Preview 005
Graphserver is a webservice server providing shortest-path itineraries on large graphs.
Graphserver is written largely in C, but used via Ruby bindings.
· Ruby 1.8.4 and above - make sure you install ruby headers. With some package distribution systems, they come packaged separately as "ruby-devel".
· libiberty - A common library. If you don't have it, it comes packaged in GNU binutils.
· Postgresql 8.2+ with PostGIS 1.2+ if you want to associate Graphserver with a GIS-enabled database.
INSTALLATION AND USAGE:
To install it, you must run:
Go to the instance directory and read the comments in gserver.rb. They guide you through implementing your own graphserver. After you've done that, just run
and access the graphserver as a webserver. A sample webserver client has been provided for your amusement.