[postgis-devel] [raster] Paths local to server

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Mar 1 12:02:16 PST 2013

On 1 March 2013 12:49, Pierre Racine <Pierre.Racine at sbf.ulaval.ca> wrote:
>> > Do you see any use for the path by an external application?
>> Yes. Not necessarely as part as an ST_AsBinary function.
>> Could be a backup application, for example, that wants to
>> know what to backup and what to leave there
> So how external applications should get access to the path? With ST_BandPath?

There is also raster_columns with array of flags.

> Having one version of WKB containing the path means that for in-db
AND out-db rasters, the application have ONLY one query to do to know

IMO, one or two queries for metadata make no difference

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

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