[postgis-devel] [PostGIS] #1252: SRID appearing in ST_AsText for particular multipolygon

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Thu Oct 27 23:54:54 PDT 2011

#1252: SRID appearing in ST_AsText for particular multipolygon
 Reporter:  robe     |       Owner:  pramsey      
     Type:  defect   |      Status:  new          
 Priority:  medium   |   Milestone:  PostGIS 1.5.4
Component:  postgis  |     Version:  1.5.X        
 Keywords:           |  
Changes (by strk):

  * milestone:  PostGIS Future => PostGIS 1.5.4


 Weird, I would have expected a srid only in the first element, not in the
 outer container too.
 Anyway you can see the problem is that the element of a collection has a
 srid value.

 Ah, yes, probably ST_AsText, being an OGC function, stripped the SRID to
 avoid having it in the output. Most likely ST_AsEWKT will show the SRID in
 both the container _and_ the interior.

 The bug is still in whatever constructed that geometry (ST_Union in this

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/1252#comment:6>
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