The 2.1.0 release of PostGIS is now available.
The PostGIS development team is proud to release PostGIS 2.1.0. As befits a minor release, the focus is on speed improvements, more features, and bug fixes.
If you are currently using PostGIS 2.0+, you can go the soft upgrade path:
ALTER EXTENSION postgis UPDATE TO "2.1.0";
If you are running 2.1.0 of beta or an unreleased version (and the above step fails with error “extension postgis has no update path from version x.x.x to version 2.1.0”) , you need to first copy the file in share\extensions\postgis—2.0.3—2.1.0.sql and change the 2.0.3 to the x.x.x noted in the error you are running. Then follow the above upgrade step again.
Users of 1.5 and below will need to go the hard-upgrade path documented in manual:
Best served with a bottle of GEOS 3.4.1 and PostgreSQL 9.3beta2 (planned release September).
This release contains bug fixes completed since 2.1.0rc2 release:
This release contains a ton of speed improvements, function additions , and super sexy new features. It has been over a year in the making.
New functions itemized in http://postgis.net/docs/manual-2.1/PostGIS_Special_Functions_Index.html#NewFunctions_2_1
Important / Breaking Changes
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It has come to our attention that the PostGIS Raster support may give more privileges to users than an administrator is willing to grant. These include reading files from the filesystem and opening connections to network hosts.
The 2.0.5 release of PostGIS is now available.
The PostGIS development team is happy to release patch for PostGIS 2.0, the 2.0.5 release. As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.
Best served with a bottle of GEOS 3.3.9.
The 2.1.2 release of PostGIS is now available.
The PostGIS development team is happy to release patch for PostGIS 2.1, the 2.1.2 release. As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.
Best served with a bottle of GEOS 3.4.2.