PostGIS 3.1.2 release notes v3

Released: 24 Jun 2021

EDB PostGIS is a PostgreSQL extension that allows you to store geographic information systems (GIS) objects in an EDB Posgres Advanced Server database.

New features, enhancements, bug fixes, and other changes in PostGIS 3.1.4 include:

Upstream mergesMerged with community PostGIS 3.1.2. See the community Release Notes for details.

To upgrade from PostGIS version 2.5.4 (or lower) to 3.1.2, you must perform the following actions:

  • Since the return type of the raster functions have changed, you must drop and re-create the raster extension as part of the upgrade process.
  • Before upgrading to version 3.1.2, you must upgrade to 3.1.1 first as an intermediate step.
  • When the PostGIS data has a dependency on the raster functions, upgrading to PostGIS 3.1.2 requires dumping and reloading the data.

See the upgrade section for details.