[gdal-dev] No Simplify function

Johnny yggdrasil at gmx.co.uk
Tue Nov 30 14:51:57 EST 2010

Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> writes:

> Namrata wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  I have installed GDAL 1.7.1 with GEOS 3.0.0 on my Solaris
>> machine. But I
>> cannot see any function as Simplify() as given in the tutorial:
>>  virtual OGRGeometry *  Simplify (double dTolerance) const   --
>> Simplify the geometry. 
>> Please can you guide me if I am missing anything here or do I need latest
>> GDAL (1.7.3) installed
>> Eagerly waiting for your reply. 
> Namrata,
> A brief review suggests to me that the Simplify method was added since
> the 1.7 release, and that it has not been backported to the 1.7.x stable
> release series.  The only way to get it is to download a development
> snapshot and build from that.  Daily development snapshots are available
> at:
>   http://www.gdal.org/daily
> Best regards,

I found that this site
states that simplify is available from version 1.8.0.


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