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PostGIS 2.4.0rc1 Released

The PostGIS development team is pleased to announce the release of PostGIS 2.4.0rc1. Best served with PostgreSQL 10beta4 or rc1 which is coming soon and pgRouting 2.5.0rc 2.5.0 release is eminent. See the full list of changes in the news file.

We encourage everyone to test and in particular package maintainers to insure no surprises at final release time.

IMPORTANT NOTES

If you are upgrading from an existing PostGIS install, make sure after installing PostGIS 2.4.0rc1 binaries to do.

ALTER EXTENSION postgis UPDATE;

— if you have additional postgishy extensions below upgrade them too

ALTER EXTENSION postgis_sfcgal UPDATE;
ALTER EXTENSION postgis_topology UPDATE;
ALTER EXTENSION postgis_tiger_geocoder UPDATE;
--pgRouting 2.5.0 is imminent
ALTER EXTENSION pgrouting UPDATE;

In order to have Map Box Vector Tiles support enabled, you’ll need to compile with protobuf support and pkg-config to verify the correct minimum version of protobuf-c see protobuf 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.

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