[postgis-users] Help updating SRID values...
dblasby at refractions.net
Mon Feb 24 09:30:23 PST 2003
Bill Wheaton wrote:
> I have to change (update) the SRID in a geometry column. I've searched
> for methods of doing this and came across some posts from about a year
> ago...The procedure suggested by John Reid and Dave Blasby below seems
> to work EXCEPT for the last step...SELECT INTO only seems to allow you
> to create a NEW table not move records from one table to another. This
> is probably a simple postgreSQL question, but I'm a stumped newbie.
> The procedure I'm trying to follow is below. Again, I'm just trying to
> update the SRID for a geometry column (had a dumb typo when loading
> the data). If there is an easier way, I'd love to hear about it.
> 7. use "select into..." to put the rows in tmp_table into the new table
this command should look like:
SELECT INTO <original table> SELECT * FROM <temp table>;
If this doesnt work, what error are you getting?
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