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PostGIS 3.1.6

The PostGIS Team is pleased to release PostGIS 3.1.6! This release works for PostgreSQL 9.6-14.


This release is a bug fix release, addressing issues found in the previous 3.1 releases.

Bug Fixes

  • #4835, Occasional distance errors in polar area (Paul Ramsey)
  • #5152, Fix infinite loop with ST_Split (Sandro Santilli)
  • #5120, Fix not-null result from ST_EstimatedExtent against truncated tables with spatial index (Sandro Santilli)
  • #5076, Avoid log storm installed with pgaudit enabled (Paul Ramsey)
  • #5100, Stop using pg_atoi, removed in PG 15 (Laurenz Albe)
  • #5115, Allow dropping topologies with pending constraints (Sandro Santilli)
  • #5151, ST_SetPoint with empty geometries (Regina Obe)
  • #5150, Change signature of AddToSearchPath (Regina Obe)
  • #5125, Fix search path function (Sandro Santilli)
  • #5155, More schema qual fixes (Regina Obe)
  • #5114, Crash with long column names in pgsql2shp (Paul Ramsey)
  • #4541, ST_ConcaveHull returns a “geometrycollection” type instead of the expected “polygon” (Regina Obe)
  • #5154, raster ST_Value is undercosted (Regina Obe)


After installing the binaries or after running pg_upgrade:

For PostGIS 3.1, 3.0 do below which will upgrade all your postgis extensions.

SELECT postgis_extensions_upgrade();

For PostGIS 2.5 and below do:

SELECT postgis_extensions_upgrade();
SELECT postgis_extensions_upgrade();

If you come across any issues, feel free to report via our ticket tracker or mailing list with details

View all tickets for 3.1.6 milestone.