[postgis-devel] PATCH: Test PostgreSQL 8.3 patch for PostGIS

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at ilande.co.uk
Thu May 31 08:52:02 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 09:15 -0600, Michael Fuhr wrote:

> Looks like the changes have been committed.  I've tested a couple
> of environments so far:
> PostgreSQL 8.2.4, FreeBSD 6.2, x86 32-bit
> PostgreSQL 8.3devel, Solaris 9, sparc 32-bit
> Both builds were successful.  Some of the sql-mm regression tests
> failed but the failures appear to be due to tiny floating-point
> differences (e.g., -0.0761204674887132 vs -0.0761204674887133).

Hmmm. I wonder if there are already workarounds for this type of error
in some of the GEOS regression tests? We really want these to pass on
all platforms... Thanks again for the testing though.

> When I get a chance I'll submit a regression test for the
> Contains()/Within() bug that still exists:
> http://postgis.refractions.net/pipermail/postgis-users/2007-May/015693.html
> http://postgis.refractions.net/pipermail/postgis-users/2007-May/015809.html

That sounds like a good plan. I'll commit it for you if you'd like to
post a diff on postgis-devel.

Kind regards,


ILande - Open Source Consultancy

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