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Re: PostGIS 2.2.0


On 09/25/2015 08:22 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> PostGIS 2.2.0 RC1 has been released, the Debian packaging has been
> updated accordingly. I see that Markus has done so as well, so I'll
> rebase my changes on top of his.

Heh, I just wanted to write you...

Did we both do the same things, again?

> One of the significant changes is splitting off the Java bindings into a
> separate project. libpostgis-java is a dependency of osmosis, so we'll
> likely want to package it separately.

I'd appreciate that (and strongly hope it doesn't need pgapt support).

> It doesn't look like it's easy to split off liblwgeom into its own
> source package yet, so for the next geos transition we'll need to deal
> with the spatialite->postgis->gdal->spatialite circular dependency again.

No. What I'd like to try is using liblwgeom-2.2 as a package name and
hope upstream keeps backwards-compatibility.

> PostGIS 2.2.0 RC1 isn't looking very good yet, liblwgeom-2.2.0rc1.so
> cannot be preloaded, and the "pbuilder" role doesn't exist in postgres,
> causing the regression tests to fail. This is going to need some work to
> fix or ignore.

Hm.. yeah, I didn't look into those issues, yet.

> The postgis package still carries many patches that should be forwarded
> upstream, I'll take care of that.

Cool, thanks.

Kind Regards


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