[geos-devel] New problem when compiling QGis against geos 3.0.0rc4

Mike Leahy mgleahy at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Feb 15 11:27:06 EST 2007

Right, QGis does not officially support GEOS 3.x, but I helped with a
patch it to make it work with rc3 prior to the 0.8.0 release, so I know
that it's not an accident that it works with rc3...I'm just wondering
what's different that's making it break in rc4.

Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> Mike Leahy wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> When I compile QGis 0.8.0 against GEOS 3.0.0rc3, it works fine.  Now,
>> however, compiling against GEOS 3.0.0rc4 gives me the the errors below.
>>  I'm positive that I haven't done anything different with rc4.  I tried
>> both rc3 and rc4 last night just to be sure...does anybody have an idea
>> what I need to do to fix this?
> AFAIK, QGIS doesn't officially support GEOS 3.x but GEOS 2.x.
> You are likely dealing with GEOS C++ API changes - the API that can
> change from time to time. QGIS is going to move to GEOS C API in
> near future. I'd suggest to ask on the #qgis channel or QGIS lists.
> Cheers

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