[postgis-devel] Win32 crashes with PostGIS 1.1.4 / PostgreSQL 8.2 -- solved

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Mon Oct 9 11:28:35 PDT 2006

Ok with me, but let's also include the loader/dumper README
issue and the documentation source for Java
Markus ?


On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 05:42:42PM +0100, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> After over a week of working on this, I have finally discovered why my
> pgsql2shp.exe executables have been crashing on PostgreSQL 8.2 betas -
> an incorrect link line for pgsql2shp.exe was triggering a bug in MingW's
> linker (sigh). See here for the gory details:
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2006-10/msg00448.php.
> In fact, the error was being caused by a redundant PGFELIBS line within
> a mingw-specific section that was overwriting the correct version - I've
> committed a fix by removing the offending line. Apologies that it took
> so long to find and fix the error.
> Given that this prevents MingW Win32 users from building working
> pgsql2shp executables, I'd be inclined to say that this warrants another
> release for the benefit of the Win32 PostgreSQL installer people.
> Markus, this could also give you a chance to bump the version numbers on
> the JDBC driver to match the PostGIS version if you felt it were
> necessary.
> Thoughts?
> Mark.
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