[postgis-devel] [SoC] "Gsoc weekly report 6": Implement sp-gist clustering in PostGIS and cartoDB

mohit kumar mohitkharb at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 01:57:21 PDT 2014

hi strk,
Now make check is giving no errors. I used "box2df" in place of "geometry".

On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:06 PM, Sandro Santilli <strk at cartodb.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 12:18:23AM +0530, mohit kumar wrote:
> > *What do I plan on doing next week?*
> >
> > Work on building the storage type for access method "sp-gist"
> Mohit, the storage type you don't have to "build" it.
> All types are built, you only have to specify which
> type has to be used by the operatoc class.
> The problem you were having is that you tried to use
> a storage type of "box2df" while associating the opclass
> to the type "geometry". The error message told you this
> mixing of types is not supported by the "spgist" access
> method. So you just have to pick one type and use it for
> both storage type and target type.
> Picking "geometry" would make the index bigger.
> Picking anything else would make usage a bit convoluted as you
> would not be able to index a "geometry" column but you'd have
> to index the output of a function applied to it, returning the
> choosed type.
> I'd go with "box2df" for a start.
> --strk;
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Mohit Kumar
Lab For Spatial Informatics
International Institute of Information Technology
Hyderabad, India
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