[geos-devel] [GEOS] #876: rgeos::writeWKT() pass polygon direction as parameter

GEOS geos-trac at osgeo.org
Thu May 31 06:51:46 PDT 2018

#876: rgeos::writeWKT() pass polygon direction as parameter
 Reporter:  dennisguse       |      Owner:  geos-devel@…
     Type:  enhancement      |     Status:  new
 Priority:  minor            |  Milestone:  3.6.3
Component:  Default          |    Version:  3.6.2
 Severity:  Feature Request  |   Keywords:  WKT
 I am using rgeos::writeWKT() to export geo data for import into Microsoft
 Sadly, the server is picky about the polygon orientation (ie., clockwise,

 However, rgeos::writeWKT() does not support to to define the orientation.
 It would be awesome to add this option.

 Workaround for me:
 So far, I convert the (wrongly inverted) polygons in SQLServer by checking
 the actual size and if too large invert them.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.osgeo.org/geos/ticket/876>
GEOS <http://trac.osgeo.org/geos>
GEOS (Geometry Engine - Open Source) is a C++ port of the Java Topology Suite (JTS).

More information about the geos-devel mailing list