[postgis-devel] Use of deprecated functions in non-deprecated functions
mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Mon Jul 28 09:09:39 PDT 2008
Obe, Regina wrote:
> Looking at the source of lwpostgis.in.c etc.
> It appears we are using
> GeometryFromText function all over the place to define things like
> ST_GeomFromText, ST_WKTToSQL
> there are other instances of this.
> I assume we don't want to do this.
> It seems it would be slightly more processor efficient to just reference
> the lwpostgis function directly instead of going thru 2 hoops anyway.
This does seem more sensible to me. I'm not worried about the
performance in terms of CPP since it's only run once during compilation,
and even then the difference is likely to be negligible.
A large part of the work I've been doing in SVN trunk has been to make
things more readable/maintainable for the longer term, so if you find
that it makes your job as a maintainer easier, please go ahead and do it.
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