[postgis-devel] 1.0.5

alex bodnaru alexbodn at 012.net.il
Thu Nov 24 17:18:03 PST 2005

hi strk,

your idea wins. it's best.


strk at refractions.net wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 07:55:33PM +0200, alex bodnaru wrote:
>>hi strk,
>>i would rename the executable to shp2pgsql_correct, and supply a script
>>called shp2pgsql, to call the executable and return failure.
>>and advise upgrading scripts.
>>but sincerely, i believe no one relyied on the wrong code, so that
>>documenting might be enough.
> I think you're right about nobody using it, but we might have
> the other problem: people willing to use it in future versions
> not able to cope with old and new shp2pgsql revisions.
> I was thinking about something like a SHP2PGSQL_RET1ONSUCCESS
> The name is ugly, but the point is makeing applications
> able to define it to get a consistent behaviour between
> shp2pgql revisions:
> 	- old revision will not use the variable
> 	- new revision will use it sticking to old return codes
> --strk;
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