[postgis-users] Error using PostGIS and GEOM

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Fri Feb 27 07:11:32 PST 2009

Giri wrote:

> Thanks for the response, mmm I am using Geoserver (version1.7.2) , and 
> when I try to create the featureType "polygon", it is complaining about
> class org.postgresql.util.PSQLException: ERROR: function 
> extent(geometry) does not exist
> shouldn't PostGIS  have some backword support for the extent function?
> thanks!
> Giri

Hi Giri,

There has been talk of removing the old non-ST prefix functions from 
PostGIS, but so far this hasn't happened. Perhaps you need to check your 



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