[postgis-users] functions st_covers, st_coveredby, st_simplifypreservetopology does not exist

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Fri Aug 14 03:05:30 PDT 2009

Pena Kupen wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm creating database on Postgres 8.4 and when running postgis 
> (installed with yum - 1.3.6-1.rhel5) 1.3.6-1.rhel5 I got following errors.
> -bash-3.2$ psql -f lwpostgis.sql -Upostgres -d mydb
> --just a few notices - no errors
> -bash-3.2$ psql -f postgis_comments.sql -d mydb
> psql:postgis_comments.sql:291: ERROR:  function st_covers(geometry, 
> geometry) does not exist
> psql:postgis_comments.sql:293: ERROR:  function st_coveredby(geometry, 
> geometry) does not exist
> psql:postgis_comments.sql:381: ERROR:  function 
> st_simplifypreservetopology(geometry, double precision) does not exist
> -bash-3.2$
> Any ideas why last script fails?

Hmmm maybe the postgis_comments.sql generation script doesn't take into 
account that you are using an older version of GEOS (pre 3.1)? Regina?



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