[postgis-users] Probelm with postgis-pg81-setup-1.1.6-1 in XP

Tomas Lanczos lanczos at t-zones.sk
Tue Nov 14 06:25:36 PST 2006

> From: Mark Cave-Ayland [mailto:mark.cave-ayland at ilande.co.uk] 
> Hi Tomas,
> Ahhh I think I see what happened here - the old PostgreSQL 
> installers had an option to install PostGIS into template1 as 
> part of the install. Hence when the installer creates the new 
> template_postgis database, it finds that the functions 
> already exist :(
> This option has been removed from the latest 8.2 installer, 
> but of course it may make things difficult for people 
> upgrading. I'm not sure what the best method to work around 
> this is, other than attempting to drop the complete list of 
> PostGIS functions beforehand. Anyone on the list have any 
> better ideas?

It works, anyway. It would be nice and correct if it will be mentioned in
the installation instructions. Deleting the stuff before the installation
begins is just a minor workaround.

Best regards


> Kind regards,
> Mark.

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