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PostGIS 3.0.1

The PostGIS Team is pleased to release PostGIS 3.0.1.

Best served with PostgreSQL 12.2, GEOS 3.8.0, SFCGAL 1.3.7, GDAL 3.0.4, PROJ 6.3.1, protobuf-c 1.3.3, json-c 0.13.1.

PostGIS 3.0.1

This is the first release of PostGIS done after our move to Git and that supports PostgreSQL 13 development release

Details of this release can be found in NEWS file: which is also included in source tar ball and in this email.

If you come across any issues, feel free to report via our ticket tracker or mailing list with details as described here - For security issues, send reports to

Breaking Changes

  • #4637 svn number replaced by git hash in version output (Sandro Santilli, Regina Obe, Bas Couwenberg)

New Features

  • #4617, Add configure switch --without-phony-revision (Raúl Marín) Use to prevent postgis_revision.h from rebuilding (when building from tar ball) and building in a gitted folder.

Bug Fixes and Enchantments

  • #4558, Fix oversimplification of polygon inner rings (Raúl Marín)
  • #4588, Fix update when ST_Union(geometry) doesn’t exist (Raúl Marín)
  • #4590, Fix pg_upgrade issue with ST_LineCrossingDirection (Raúl Marín)
  • #4599, ST_AddPoint: Accept -1 as a valid position (Raúl Marín)
  • #4600, Improve precision of ST_TileEnvelope (Raúl Marín)
  • #4605, Fix with PostgreSQL 12 (Matti Linnanvuori)
  • #4606, Respect user’s LDFLAGS in postgis module build (Sandro Santilli)
  • #4610, Add in logic to install postgis_tiger_geocoder from unpackaged (Regina Obe)
  • #4581, Installing postgis_raster from unpackaged tries to use wrong schema (Regina Obe)
  • #4596, The script to generate is missing a trailing quote (Bill Mill)
  • #4608, PG12: Fix several bugs in the index support function (Raúl Marín)
  • #4621, Prevent stack overflow when parsing WKB (Raúl Marín)
  • #4626, Support pkg-config for libxml2 (Bas Couwenberg)
  • #4632, Allow building with PostgreSQL 13 (Raúl Marín)
  • #4570, Include raster2pgsql in windows packaging (Regina Obe)