[gdal-dev] Adding multipolygons to an existing geometry collection

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Mar 25 09:44:57 EDT 2010

danotchki wrote:
> That would be awesome, Frank. forceToMultiPolygon was exactly the 
> function I was looking for (and wondering why it wasn' there).


OK, I implemented it yesterday.  You can see it in use in Python in:


> Just pushing my luck: would there be another way to force the type of 
> Geometry returned by GetFeatureRef or when getting the layer from the 
> data source opening the shp?

This is not normally possible.

> Thanks again for your help. I'm a big fan of the OGR tools.


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