[postgis-users] Bug in astext?

Luis Mota luis.mota at iscte.pt
Tue Dec 17 09:35:00 PST 2002

Hi Dave.

Any news on this subject?

I sent you a simple example like

select astext(geom)||'other text' from location;

where geom is a geom column from the location table, but I did not 
receive any reply... Did I miss something?

Bye, Luís

David Blasby wrote:

>I've never had any problem with astext().  I'm not sure what your function is
>doing - its has too many single quotes all over it.  Perhaps you could reduce
>it to a simple SELECT statement?
>What does an unterminated string look like?
>ps. the postgresql text type isnt null-terminated (but often people put null
>terminated strings in them).  Its very much like a pascal string, except the
>length is 4 bytes.
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