I installed PostgreSQL 12 using Windows Installer. After the installation, there´s no option to install postgis extension. I tried to add postgis support in a database using CREATING EXTENSION and I got an error message about postgis.control missing file.

How can I proceed to use PostGIS features in PostgreSQL 12?


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I installed it yesterday, you could use the application Stack Builder. Here you have some screenshots.

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There is a new PostGIS release out today (PostGIS 3.0.0rc1) that works with PostgreSQL 9.5-12 and GEOS >= 3.6: http://postgis.net/2019/10/08/postgis-3.0.0rc1/

(Admittedly I have not yet succeeded in adding it to my own PostgreSQL 12 database on Windows 10, which is how I landed here on this thread.)

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