[postgis-users] FME and Postgis-SVN problems
a.neumann at carto.net
Tue Jul 27 04:36:59 PDT 2010
This is very useful info.
Yes, I am using PostgreSQL 9.0 and yes, setting bytea_output = escape
fixed the connection problems with FME.
I'll pass this information on to Safe software if they aren't yet aware
about the problem.
Thanks a lot for the immediate and very useful answer!
On Tue, July 27, 2010 1:14 pm, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> 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
> Hi Andreas,
> If you're using PostgreSQL 9.0, you're probably getting affected by
> this: http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/538.
> 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
> be impossible.
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