[postgis-users] Quick/unobstrusive way to determine if a geometry has curve elements?

Andrea Aime andrea.aime at geo-solutions.it
Tue May 5 02:45:09 PDT 2015

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Nicolas Ribot <nicolas.ribot at gmail.com>

> Hi Andrea,
> You could use a PLPGSQL function to catch error for curved geometries and
> return the geometry itself in case of error.
> Then, either you put all your generic code in this function, or you just
> write a wrapper around st_simplify and call it from your SQL code,
> according to your needs.

Yep, that's an idea... however it requires some level of admin rights on
the database, which the applications based on GeoTools (uDig, GeoServer) do
normally get.
It is possible to catch errors inline in a select statement?


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