Bug#886742: postgresql-9.4-postgis-2.1 missing in stretch

Jürgen Fuchsberger juergen.fuchsberger at uni-graz.at
Wed Jan 10 07:35:57 UTC 2018

On 2018-01-09 18:18, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> severity 886742 normal
> thanks
> Hi Juergen,
> On 01/09/2018 02:16 PM, Bas Couwenberg wrote:
>> On 2018-01-09 14:08, Christoph Berg wrote:
>>> Re: Juergen Fuchsberger 2018-01-09
>>>> Due to missing postgresql-9.4-postgis-2.1 in stretch, a postgis enabled
>>>> database becomes corrupt when upgrading from jessie to stretch since
>>>> the required postgis libraries are missing. This can cause serious data
>>>> loss, because once upgraded to stretch, the postgis data can't be
>>>> accesed nor dumped (Database gives error "could not access file
>>>> "$libdir/postgis-2.1": no such file or directory").
> The database is not corrupt, your old database still works (after
> installing the old postgis).

Sure, but I can't install the old postgis-2.1 because it is not
available in stretch.

I think the problem is that postgis-2.1 was removed on updating which
should not be the case, should it?


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