[geos-devel] GEOS 3.7.0beta1 is released

Regina Obe lr at pcorp.us
Mon Jun 25 12:44:23 PDT 2018

The GEOS development team is pleased to release the 3.7.0beta1 version.

Source download:  http://download.osgeo.org/geos/geos-3.7.0beta1.tar.bz2

- New things:
  - CAPI: GEOSDistanceIndexed (#795, Dan Baston)
  - CAPI: GEOSCoordSeq_isCCW (#870, Dan Baston)
  - CAPI: GEOSGeom_getXMin, GEOSGeom_getXMax,
          GEOSGeom_getYMin, GEOSGeom_getYMax (#871, Dan Baston)
  - CAPI: GEOSFrechetDistance (#797, Shinichi SUGIYAMA)
  - CAPI: GEOSReverse (#872, Dan Baston)
  - CAPI: GEOSGeomGetZ (#581, J Smith)

- Improvements
  - Interruptible snap operation (Paul Ramsey)
  - Numerous packaging, doc, and build changes
    (Debian group: Bas Couwenberg, Francesco Paolo Lovergine)

- C++ API changes:
  - Require defining USE_UNSTABLE_GEOS_CPP_API for use without
  - Make C++11 required (Mateusz Loskot)
  - Use C++11 unique_ptr, nullptr, and override constructs
    (Mateusz Loskot)
  - C++11 standard delete on noncopyable
    (#851, Vicky Vergara)
  - Fix CommonBits::getBit to correctly handle i >= 32
    (#834, Kurt Schwehr)

Please test and report any issues.  We are planning to have GEOS 3.7.0 out
before September.

The more testing people do the quicker we can move to release.

GEOS Development Team

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