[postgis-users] box2d return from function!

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Fri Jun 27 01:46:02 PDT 2008

Dan Erikson wrote:
> Quick question here.....might be easy for someone who has done this:
> I want to return an extent (box2d) from a plpgsql function.  I can 
> define "box2d" as a type within the function, but only "box" in the 
> function return type or the out variable type.  Apparently I can't cast 
> from "box2d" to "box" either.
> It is possible I am approaching this all wrong.  Is there an easier way 
> to return the results of an extent query?
> (Postgresql 8.2)
> Dan Erikson BNRSc
> Project Manager

Yeah, I spotted this a while back :(  Unfortunately changing it in the 
1.3.x series will probably break a lot of applications, so the earliest 
it will happen is somewhere in 1.4.



Mark Cave-Ayland
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