[postgis-users] Is it possible to import shapefile from PL/PGSQL or using SQL command?

Nicolas Ribot nicolas.ribot at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 13:27:19 PST 2012


Maybe you could call shp2pgsql from a plpython function code ?


On 13 November 2012 22:20, GregoryKramdia <algomorph at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Steve.
> It's true, I could just export the C code for shp2pgsql into a dll and
> define the function in PostgreSQL.
> We need a utility that would be able to ingest a set of files arriving at
> the host into a set of tables, process them, and add the data into existing
> tables. It so happens that one of the files is a shapefile. For now, I've
> decided to go around this by using some shp-reading library within the
> client application.
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