[postgis-users] shortest distance of a line to boundary

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue Jul 6 08:30:44 PDT 2010

ahmet temiz wrote:
> hello
> I have lines within polygons.
> how can find the shortest distance from the lines that are within the
> polygons to boundary of these polygons ?

You could extract the polygon rings and then compute the distance to 
each of those from the interior lines.


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