[postgis-devel] Re: [postgis-users] GEOS crashing PostgreSQL?

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Wed Oct 25 06:35:50 PDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 03:32:34PM +0200, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi, Strk,
> strk at refractions.net wrote:
> > Maybe you can run a postgresql instance on a separate port/data dir ?
> > LD_LIBRARY_PATH=... pg_ctl <opts> start
> Yes, that worked.
> However, it seems that all tests pass:
>  PostgreSQL 8.1.4 on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by GCC cc (GCC) 4.1.2
> 20060920 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-14)
>  Postgis 1.1.6-CVS - 2006-10-25 12:55:49
>    GEOS: 3.0.0rc1-CAPI-1.2.0

> Is it possible that those changes were applied to GEOS _after_ release
> of RC1?

mm.. by looking at GEOS code, despite the fact that the geos_c.h header
advertise those two functions as taking a size_t, the actual implementation
really expects an unsigned int instead.
Did you rebuild postgis against geos 3.0.0 or was the new CAPI plugged in
w/out rebuild ?


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