[postgis-devel] Parallel installations

alex bodnaru alexbodn at 012.net.il
Wed Dec 21 18:01:54 PST 2005


you are right.
this should be the way to cope with it, and i might do it for debian gis.
but main debian is very reluctant to multitude of same functionality

have any postgis function footprint (name and parameters) changed or
dropped from 1.0 to 1.1?


strk at refractions.net wrote:
> 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)).
> --strk;
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