[postgis-devel] --with-cgal

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Mon Mar 25 12:04:00 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 02:57:48PM -0400, Olivier Courtin wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2013, at 2:48 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote:
> > Discussed at the sprint: beginning to bring CGAL into the fold. First step would be adding CGAL to the build, optionally, with --with-cgal. Initial uses could be voronoi diagram generation, and of course enhanced 3D algorithm support. 
> As we just said here:
>  Right now CGAL is a need to 3D algorithm support, but we also need
>  SF-CGAL in the middle to be able to interact between PostGIS Simple 
>  Feature model and CGAL model.
>  SF-CGAL is implemented in C++, and should remain as a separate library.
>  cf: https://github.com/Oslandia/SFCGAL

Is that to say PostGIS does NOT need --with-cgal ?


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