On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:43:59AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote: > Control: reopen -1 > Control: severity -1 serious > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 07:04:40AM +0200, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote: > > severity 895388 normal > > tags 895388 wontfix > > thanks > > > > On 04/10/2018 11:30 PM, Ari Pollak wrote: > > > I have postgresql-9.6-postgis-2.3 installed (no longer in Debian > > > buster, but was in stretch, current stable). After upgrading libsfcgal1 > > > and trying to use postgis on my existing Postgres 9.6 server, I get an > > > error when trying to access a table with a geography column: > > > > > > [...] > > > > > > That would be fine if I could upgrade the database to Postgres 10, since > > > the new postgresql-10-postgis-2.4 package doesn't depend on libsfcgal1, > > > but I can't do that with the missing symbol: > > > > > > [...] > > > > > > If I downgrade libsfcgal1, all of that works fine. > > > > Upgrading postgis databases is not supported by the Debian package. You > > need to recreate the postgis databases, or use the symlink hacks. > > This bug is not about postgis databases, it is about a broken library. > > > The postgis package in unstable will be rebuilt with the new sfcgal once > > that migrates to testing. > > Does that work for you? > > I would expect linking to fail due to this bug.
I think I'm wrong on the latter: As a plugin it would link but fail with the same error when trying to use it. Either way, SFCGAL no longer linked with CGAL is a pretty fatal bug. cu Adrian -- "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days. "Only a promise," Lao Er said. Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed