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Re: [DebianGIS] Re: Mapserver?

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 09:17:45AM -0400, Steve Halasz wrote:
> 4.10 has been converted to use geos' c api. The c api is new with the
> current geos version in debian and mapserver will be the first thing to
> depend on it. The changes for geos 2.2.2(2.2.3 looks like nothing much)
> are:
> Is there any pending issue before we release GEOS-2.2.2 ?
> Changes since 2.2.1 are:
> - Added GEOSArea(), GEOSLength(), GEOSEnvelope(), and GEOSGeomType() to
> the
>   C API
> - Cleanups in C-API
> - Support for gcc-4
> - Fixed Polygon::equalsExact
> - Improved XMLTester
> - Fixed bug in NULL-factory Geometry constructor
> - Cleanups in SWIG wrappers
> - New Ruby bindings
> - Enumerated SweepLineEvent's DELETE and INSERT labels
>   renamed to DELETE_EVENT and INSERT_EVENT.
> It will ship with C-API version 1.1.0
> </end>
> Does this new C-API version require a soname bump? I think there are
> enough big changes here that we should tread very carefully. I'm not
> comfortable with making the transition at this point. Of course we
> should work on the packaging though.

I did not have a look onto geos inners, but I suspect yes we need 
to check for a proper versioning and manage that with care.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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