[postgis] polygon error message

Dave Blasby dblasby at refractions.net
Tue Sep 4 12:21:05 PDT 2001

Ross.Searle at dnr.qld.gov.au wrote:
> I'm trying to draw up a polygon layer in mapserver as a polyline type but
> get the following error message.
> msDrawShape(): General error message. Only polygon shapes can be drawn using
> a polyline layer definition.
> I have loaded an arcview shapefile (polygon theme) using the shp2pgsql
> utility. The data is stored in the postgres table as MULTIPOLYGON. Am I
> doing something wrong or is this a limitation of postgis

I was unable to reproduce your error.  Could you pg_dump your table and
email/ftp it (or the shape file) to me?
Please also include your mapserver map file.


------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ---------------------~-->
Secure your servers with 128-bit SSL encryption! Grab your copy of VeriSign's FREE Guide: "Securing Your Web Site for Business." Get it Now!

To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
postgis-unsubscribe at yahoogroups.com


Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/ 

More information about the postgis-users mailing list