[postgis-devel] [PostGIS] #2122: [raster] Real extent feature lost after metadata as views

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Nov 30 08:43:04 PST 2012

On 30 November 2012 16:24, Bborie Park <dustymugs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
>> You mean the change in the serialized value ? Really ?
>> 16*2 bits enforced on all values for a "corner" case ?
> You're correct to question whether or not this is even worth making a
> serialized format change.  I'd much rather see a format change for
> ticket #2111.
> You can minimize (or in some cases eliminate) the amount of padding
> that is done by wisely using tile sizes that leave little or no
> remainder (raster width / tile width or raster height / tile height).

Let's not forget the choice of arbitrary block (tile) size is also matter of
optimisation for performance.
It is a good idea to not to constraint that choice.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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