PostGIS Development Blog http://postgis.net/ 2017-09-19T18:55:07+00:00 PieCrust 1.2.0 PostGIS 2.1.9 Released 2017-09-19T00:00:00+00:00 2017-09-19T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/09/19/postgis-2.1.9 Paul Ramsey Paul Ramseyhttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team has uploaded the final release of the PostGIS 2.1 branch. The 2.1 branch is now end-of-life. As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.1.9.tar.gz">Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.1.9.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.1.9.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://svn.osgeo.org/postgis/tags/2.1.9/ChangeLog">Changelog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.4.0rc1 Released 2017-09-13T00:00:00+00:00 2017-09-13T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/09/13/postgis-2.4.0rc1 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.4.0rc1. Best served with <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/index.html">PostgreSQL 10beta4 or rc1 which is coming soon</a> and <a href="https://github.com/pgRouting/pgrouting/releases/tag/v2.5.0-rc">pgRouting 2.5.0rc</a> 2.5.0 release is eminent. See the full list of changes in the <a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0rc1/NEWS">news file</a>.</p> <p>We encourage everyone to test and in particular package maintainers to insure no surprises at final release time. </p> <p><strong>IMPORTANT NOTES</strong></p> <p>If you are upgrading from an existing PostGIS install, make sure after installing PostGIS 2.4.0rc1 binaries to do.</p> <pre class="sql" style="font-family:monospace;"><span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">ALTER</span> EXTENSION postgis <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">UPDATE</span>;</pre> <p>&#8212; if you have additional postgishy extensions below upgrade them too</p> <pre class="sql" style="font-family:monospace;"><span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">ALTER</span> EXTENSION postgis_sfcgal <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">UPDATE</span>; <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">ALTER</span> EXTENSION postgis_topology <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">UPDATE</span>; <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">ALTER</span> EXTENSION postgis_tiger_geocoder <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">UPDATE</span>; <span style="color: #808080; font-style: italic;">--pgRouting 2.5.0 is imminent</span> <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">ALTER</span> EXTENSION pgrouting <span style="color: #993333; font-weight: bold;">UPDATE</span>;</pre> <p>In order to have Map Box Vector Tiles support enabled, you&#8217;ll need to compile with protobuf support and pkg-config to verify the correct minimum version of protobuf-c see <a href="https://github.com/protobuf-c/protobuf-c">protobuf</a> for details. ST_FrechetDistance function will not be enabled if PostGIS is compiled with lower than GEOS 3.7.0. GEOS 3.7.0 will probably not be released before PostGIS 2.4.0 is out.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.4.0rc1.tar.gz">Source Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.4.0rc1.tar.gz">html doc download</a> (this version includes Japanese translation postgis-ja.html)</li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0rc1.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0rc1.epub">epub doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0rc1/ChangeLog">ChangeLog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.4.0beta1 Released 2017-09-02T00:00:00+00:00 2017-09-02T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/09/02/postgis-2.4.0beta1 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.4.0beta1. PostGIS 2.4.0 will be the first version to support PostgreSQL 10. Best served with <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/index.html">PostgreSQL 10beta4</a> and <a href="https://github.com/pgRouting/pgrouting/releases/tag/v2.5.0-beta">pgRouting 2.5.0beta</a> See the full list of changes in the <a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0beta1/NEWS">news file</a>.</p> <p>We encourage everyone to test and in particular package maintainers to insure no surprises at final release time. </p> <p><strong>IMPORTANT NOTES</strong></p> <p>From this point forward until release of PostGIS 2.4.0, no new functions will be added.<br /> Only bug fixes will be addressed in future 2.4.0 betas and rcs. </p> <p>In order to have Map Box Vector Tiles support enabled, you&#8217;ll need to compile with protobuf support and pkg-config to verify the correct minimum version of protobuf-c see <a href="https://github.com/protobuf-c/protobuf-c">protobuf</a> for details. ST_FrechetDistance function will not be enabled if PostGIS is compiled with lower than GEOS 3.7.0. GEOS 3.7.0 will be released around the same time as PostGIS 2.4.0 and will have a beta release in a week.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.4.0beta1.tar.gz">Source Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.4.0beta1.tar.gz">html doc download</a> (this version includes Japanese translation postgis-ja.html)</li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0beta1.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0beta1.epub">epub doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0beta1/ChangeLog">ChangeLog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.4.0alpha Released 2017-08-05T00:00:00+00:00 2017-08-05T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/08/05/postgis-2.4.0alpha Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.4.0alpha. This is the first version to support PostgreSQL 10. Best served with <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/index.html">PostgreSQL 10beta2</a>. See the full list of changes in the <a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0alpha/NEWS">news file</a>.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.4.0alpha.tar.gz">Source Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.4.0alpha.tar.gz">html doc download</a> (this version includes Japanese translation postgis-ja.html)</li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0alpha.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.4.0alpha.epub">epub doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.4.0alpha/ChangeLog">ChangeLog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.3.3 Released 2017-07-01T00:00:00+00:00 2017-07-01T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/07/01/postgis-2.3.3 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.3.3 As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages. Best served with <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.6/static/release-9-6-3.html">PostgreSQL 9.6.3+</a> and <a href="http://docs.pgrouting.org/2.4/en/release_notes.html#changelog-2-4-1">pgRouting 2.4.1</a>.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.3.3.tar.gz">Source Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.3.3.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.3.3.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.3.3.epub">epub doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/postgis/postgis/raw/2.3.3/ChangeLog">ChangeLog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. Causes for 'postgis.backend' is already set 2017-06-05T00:00:00+00:00 2017-06-05T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/06/05/postgis-backend-is-already-set Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The error &#8216;postgis.backend&#8217; is already set comes up every so often in PostGIS mailing list. The issue arises often during or after an upgrade. I&#8217;ll go over causes for this I am aware of and how to fix.</p> <p>The question goes something like this</p> <p><em> After upgrading to Postgis 2.3 from 2.1, my server log is filled with these messages :</p> <p>&#8220;WARNING &#8216;postgis.backend&#8217; is already set and cannot be changed until you reconnect&#8221;</em></p> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.3.2 Released 2017-01-31T00:00:00+00:00 2017-01-31T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/01/31/postgis-2.3.2 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.3.2 As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages. Best served with <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1712/">PostgreSQL 9.6.1+</a> and <a href="https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/pgrouting-users/2017-January/002304.html">pgRouting 2.3.2</a>.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.3.2.tar.gz">Source Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.3.2.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.3.2.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.3.2.epub">epub doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://svn.osgeo.org/postgis/tags/2.3.2/ChangeLog">Changelog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.2.5 Released 2017-01-30T00:00:00+00:00 2017-01-30T00:00:00+00:00 /2017/01/30/postgis-2.2.5 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.2.5 As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.2.5.tar.gz">Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.2.5.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.2.5.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://svn.osgeo.org/postgis/tags/2.2.5/ChangeLog">Changelog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.3.1 Released 2016-11-28T00:00:00+00:00 2016-11-28T00:00:00+00:00 /2016/11/28/postgis-2.3.1 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.3.1. Best served with <a href="https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/pgrouting-dev/2016-November/001721.html">pgRouting 2.3.1</a> and <a href="https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1712">PostgreSQL 9.6.1</a>.</p> <p>As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.3.1.tar.gz">Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.3.1.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.3.1.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://svn.osgeo.org/postgis/tags/2.3.1/ChangeLog">Changelog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink .. PostGIS 2.2.4 Released 2016-11-26T00:00:00+00:00 2016-11-26T00:00:00+00:00 /2016/11/26/postgis-2.2.4 Regina Obe Regina Obehttp://postgis.net <p>The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.2.4 As befits a patch release, the focus is on bugs and breakages.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/source/postgis-2.2.4.tar.gz">Download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/doc-html-2.2.4.tar.gz">html doc download</a></li> <li><a href="http://download.osgeo.org/postgis/docs/postgis-2.2.4.pdf">pdf doc download</a></li> <li><a href="https://svn.osgeo.org/postgis/tags/2.2.4/ChangeLog">Changelog</a></li> </ul> Continue Reading by clicking title hyperlink ..