[postgis-devel] Parallel installations

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Wed Dec 21 00:25:49 PST 2005

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 04:24:46AM +0200, alex bodnaru wrote:
> hi markus, strk
> autoupgrading is dangerous but otherwise, postgis-1.0 databases will
> become unavailable immediately after upgrade.
> interesting, but wild: could the liblwgeom.so.1.1, refered by symlink
> liblwgeom.so.1.0, serve postgis-1.0 databases?

Your wild proposal is not supported, but:

By avoiding piggy-backing and installing postgis lib in their own
tree you can have parallal databases use even differen micro releases.
(see how LPATH changes with and without --libdir (or --prefix)).


More information about the postgis-devel mailing list