[postgis-users] [Question] Point returned in ST_LineLocatePoint and ST_ClosestPoint is not able to detect in ST_Contains

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Wed Sep 30 06:03:49 PDT 2015

On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 05:59:48PM +0530, Dharshan Bharathur wrote:
> Thanks for the reply,
> Yes, I tried with ST_DWithin and it is working fine now.
> But then, according to doc "closest point on LineString to the given Point"
> is wrong statement right?

Well, yes. It would be "closest representable point".
I'm actually fighting with that right now here:


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