[pgrouting-users] shootingstar_sp_smart and linsestrinct direction

Frederic Junod frederic.junod at camptocamp.com
Fri Jun 24 04:20:39 EDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 4:58 PM, Daniel Kastl <daniel at georepublic.de> wrote:
> Hi Frederic,
> I think this is the case in other wrapper functions as well, because
> Shooting Star core returns a list of road links and the wrapper(s) just
> modify the output to return the geometry column, for example to draw the
> line.
> This geometry is the one of your data and how the data was digitized. And
> some attributes may be different depending on the direction, best example
> are one way streets.
> So it's a good question if the wrapper should care about this and flip the
> linestring, or if this should be up to the application to check for the
> right order of start and end of each road link. Because there might be
> direction dependent attributes that we don't know about and might go beyond
> a general function.
> At the moment you have to care about this. But we can talk about if it
> should be done by pgRouting in the future. Maybe you can extend
> the shootingstar_sp_smart function to do it right.
> Just as a side note, the first and last edge are added and don't exist in
> the network. So they are in the right direction because of that. Since the
> links don't really exist, they have no attributes either.
> Daniel

Thanks Daniel, for now I'll do it at the application level.


> 2011/6/23 Frederic Junod <frederic.junod at camptocamp.com>
>> Hello,
>> I'm using the shootingstar_sp_smart function from
>> https://github.com/pgRouting/pgrouting-contrib/ and I'm having an
>> issue with the "direction" of the result.
>> For example, the result of a query (from x to y) is:
>>  x ---- a ---- b ---- c ---- y
>> The function return something like:
>> The first and last line are ok but the two other are reversed.
>> Is my network ok ?
>> Regards,
>> fredj
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