Announcing PROJ 6.2.1

On behalf of the PROJ development team, I am happy to announce the release of PROJ 6.2.1. See release notes below for details.


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6.2.1 Release Notes


  • Update the EPSG database to version 9.8.2

Bug fixes

  • Fixed erroneous spelling of “Potsdam” (#1573)
  • Calculate y-coordinate correctly in bertin1953 in all cases (#1579)
  • proj_create_crs_to_crs_from_pj(): make the PJ* arguments const PJ* (#1583)
  • PROJStringParser::createFromPROJString(): avoid potential infinite
    recursion (#1574)
  • Avoid core dump when setting ctx==NULL in functions
    proj_coordoperation_is_instantiable and
    proj_coordoperation_has_ballpark_transformation (#1590)
  • createOperations(): fix conversion from/to PROJ.4 CRS strings with
    non-ISO-kosher options and +towgs84/+nadgrids (#1602)
  • proj_trans_generic(): properly set coordinate time to HUGE_VAL when no
    value is passed to the function (#1604)
  • Fix support for +proj=ob_tran +o_proj=lonlat/latlong/latlon instead of only
    only allowing +o_proj=longlat (#1601)
  • Improve backwards compatibility of vertical transforms (#1613)
  • Improve emulation of deprecated +init style initialization (#1614)
  • cs2cs: autopromote CRS to 3D when there’s a mix of 2D and 3D (#1563)
  • Avoid divisions by zero in odd situations (#1620)
  • Avoid compile error on Solaris (#1639)
  • proj_create_crs_to_crs(): fix when there are only transformations with
    ballpark steps (#1643)
  • PROJ string CRS ingester: recognize more unit-less parameters, and general
    handling of +key=string_value parameters (#1645)
  • Only call pkg-config in configure when necessary (#1652)
  • aeqd: for spherical forward path, go to higher precision ellipsoidal
    case when the point coordinates are super close to the origin (#1654)
  • proj_create_crs_to_crs(): remove elimination of Ballpark operations
    that caused transformation failures in some cases (#1665)
  • createOperations(): allow transforming from a compoundCRS of a bound
    verticalCRS to a 2D CRS (#1667)
  • Avoid segfaults in case of out-of-memory situations (#1679)
  • createOperations(): fix double vertical unit conversion from CompoundCRS
    to other CRS when the horizontal part of the projected CRS uses non-metre
    unit (#1683)
  • importFromWkt(): fix axis orientation for non-standard ESRI WKT (#1690)

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