PostGIS 2.3 is feature complete, so we’re looking for testing and feedback! Best served with PostgreSQL 9.6.
Please give this beta a try and report back any issues you encounter.
Please report bugs that you find in this release.
** Important / Breaking Changes **
3466, Casting from box3d to geometry now returns a 3D geometry (Julien Rouhaud of Dalibo)
3604, pgcommon/Makefile.in orders CFLAGS incorrectly leading to wrong liblwgeom.h (Greg Troxel)
** New Features and Performance Enhancements **
Add support for custom TOC in postgis_restore.pl (Christoph Moench-Tegeder)
Numerous new function additions and enhancements: New Functions and Enhancements
3549, Support PgSQL 9.6 parallel query mode, as far as possible (Paul Ramsey, Regina Obe)
3547, Update tiger geocoder to support TIGER 2016 and use http or ftp (Regina Obe)
View all closed tickets for 2.3.0.
The PostGIS development team is pleased to provide bug fix release 2.3.6 and 2.4.3 for the 2.3 and 2.4 stable branches.
Key fixes in these releases are Brin upgrade, ST_Transform schema qualification to fix issues with restore, foreign table, and materialized view use, ClusterKMeans and encoded polyline fixes.
View all closed tickets for 2.4.3 and 2.3.6.
After installing the binaries or after running pg_upgrade, make sure to do:
ALTER EXTENSION postgis UPDATE;
— if you use the other extensions packaged with postgis — make sure to upgrade those as well
ALTER EXTENSION postgis_sfcgal UPDATE; ALTER EXTENSION postgis_topology UPDATE; ALTER EXTENSION postgis_tiger_geocoder UPDATE;
If you use legacy.sql or legacy_minimal.sql, make sure to rerun the version packaged with these releases.
The PostGIS development team has uploaded bug fix releases for the 2.3 and 2.4 stable branches.
The PostGIS development team has uploaded bug fix releases for the 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 stable branches.