DWithin Filter

Miguel Gonçalves mgoncalves at DSI.UMINHO.PT
Fri Aug 12 10:26:12 EDT 2005

I am using MapServer 4.4.1.
TOLERANCEUNITS METERS is already set in the cities layer but results are 
the same.
When I put the distance=0,9 I get the city that coincides with the point 
when I put distance=1 I get a lot of cities that are really far from the 

Bart van den Eijnden wrote:

>Which Mapserver version are you using?
>There was a bug with the TOLERANCEUNITS not being set. As a workaround you can try to set TOLERANCEUNITS METERS on your LAYER.
>Best regards,
>Bart van den Eijnden
>Syncera IT Solutions
>Postbus 270
>2600 AG  DELFT
>tel.nr.: 015-7512436
>email: BEN at Syncera-ITSolutions.nl
>>>>Miguel Gonçalves <mgoncalves at DSI.UMINHO.PT> 08/12/05 04:11pm >>>
>I am using the WFS DWithin filter to get all the cities in a range of
>1000 meters from a point
>using the following request;
>    <DWithin>
>        <gml:Point>
>        <gml:coordinates>-8.418000,41.539600</gml:coordinates>
>        </gml:Point>
>        <Distance units='m'>1000</Distance>
>    </DWithin>
>In the results that I obtain the distance of the cities from the point
>is not being accurate.
>I believe I am having problems with the units.
>Can somebody help me to correct my request?
>Beste regards.

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