[postgis-devel] JDBC updates

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Tue Jan 18 06:24:51 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 03:21:17PM +0100, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi, strk,
> strk at refractions.net schrieb:
> > Warnings got trying to compile jtest:
> >
> [...]
> > postgresql jdbc driver is 8.0.309 JDBC 3
> Thanks.
> This is a known issue. The 8.0 drivers deprecated this methods, and
> provide new methods. (See my DriverWrapper.addGISTypes method and the
> comment at the beginning of DriverWrapper.java). The reason for this are
> some issues with Class Loaders in Application servers.
> When using the new methods, the code will not compile nor work with any
> postgresql.jar before 8.0 prereleases.
> There are some legacy applications outside that rely on having 7.4 or
> 7.3 postgrsql.jar because the 8.0 driver combined with V3.0 protocol
> servers (psql 7.4 or newer) uses stricter type checks. Those checks are
> JDBC compliant, the fault is on the app side.
> Do we want to force the users to use pgjdbc-8.0 or not?

I don't think so, we support up to postgresql 7.2 !
Isn't a preprocessor available ? Or can we use CPP for .java code
to include USE_VERSION switched blocks ? USE_VERSION is defined
including ../Makefile.config

I think we can/should assume consistency between pgjdbc and PGSRC versions.


> Thanks,
> Markus


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