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

Markus Schaber schabi at logix-tt.com
Fri Oct 13 05:28:42 PDT 2006

Hi, Strk,

strk at refractions.net wrote:

>> What do you think about the attached formulation for HOWTO_RELEASE?
> No attachment... ?

Oh, sorry, I forgot it. :-(

It's attached now. (I hope. :-)

>> Btw, AFAICS the loader/dumper currently don't include that version info
>> altogether, they only contain the SVN version. Should we add a UTIL_* here?
> loader/dumper show RCSId when called w/out args, that'd help.

Yes, that's what I meant with "contain the SVN version".

But it won't change the uers confusion between PostGIS release numbers,
and SVN versions I mentioned below.

>> It might make sense to change Version.config to contain only the
>> REL_*_VERSION variables, and use them everywhere. There's a low risk
>> that we'll have users upgrade more parts then necessary, e. G. if the
>> loader and the jdbc don't change in a minor release. But as we won't
>> have independent releases of those subprojects, we confuse users even
>> more when we release a PostGIS 1.1.9 that contains a jdbc_1.1.8.jar and
>> a shp2gpsql version 4711.
> Yes, I've been thinknig about this too. Sounds much easier :)

So I'll create those changes soon after the next minor release.

> BTW, I see no critical fixes advertised in the CHANGES file, what did I miss ?

So, I'm afraid that Mark either forgot to mention the fixes in the
CHANGES file, or forgot to commit altogether. He announces the Win32
fixes in
which you kinda acknowledged in


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