[postgis-users] FME and Postgis-SVN problems
mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Tue Jul 27 04:14:30 PDT 2010
Andreas Neumann wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently installed Postgis-SVN (1.5.2SVN) together with PostgreSQL 9.0
> beta 3 and noticed that FME (from Safe software) cannot read the
> geometries anymore. It used to work fine with older versions.
> The error message I get reads as follows:
> "Error in the OGR while importing well known binary geometry
> Invalid WKB encountered"
> I wonder if other users of Postgis SVN and FME are getting similar problems?
If you're using PostgreSQL 9.0, you're probably getting affected by
In short, it seems that various applications don't use the official
PostgreSQL libpq unescape functions but instead implement their own -
and since the default representation has changed, the parsing code needs
to be updated. Note that you can change the default using the
bytea_output GUC in postgresql.conf if updating the software proves to
Mark Cave-Ayland - Senior Technical Architect
PostgreSQL - PostGIS
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