[postgis-devel] postgis_version() alias of postgis_full_version()?

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Thu Dec 15 16:11:39 PST 2005

Right, sorry:


On 15-Dec-05, at 4:07 PM, Justin Deoliveira wrote:

> The full "USE_GEOS=1" will have to be there to maintain  
> compatability with the geotools datastore.
> Paul Ramsey wrote:
>> This worries me, I don't want a small change in number format to   
>> break backwards compatibility on our clients...
>> If we go to:
>> Are we busted?  We are going to retain the USE_* strings, but  
>> make  them dynamically tested on actual library presence, so they  
>> will not  get inaccurate over time. That leaves the fluffing of  
>> the number as  the only change to postgis_version().  Does that  
>> still break things?
>> P
>> On 15-Dec-05, at 1:36 PM, Dale Lutz wrote:
>>> The version info should continue to work reasonably well with a  
>>> minor
>>> tweak to get the additional version digit.
> -- 
> Justin Deoliveira
> The Open Planning Project
> http://topp.openplans.org

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