[postgis-users] strange behaviour in PostGIS strictly below operator?

Thijs van den Berg thijs at sitmo.com
Fri Aug 11 07:30:56 PDT 2017

> On 11 Aug 2017, at 16:28, Sandro Santilli <strk at kbt.io> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 04:16:44PM +0200, Thijs van den Berg wrote:
>> Excellent! 
>> Thanks for helping me understand, very clear. 
>> That makes me think there is no way around this, considering I want/need to use GIST indices to speedup these type of queries? If I did the following type of query (which *does* give the intended result) then it looks like it’s doing a full table scan instead of using the GIST.
>> SELECT ST_X(ST_PointFromText('POINT(2288605254 0)')) < ST_X(ST_PointFromText('POINT(2288605300 0)'));
> You can use the << operator on geometry to use the index and the <
> operator on X to refine as a filter.
>  SELECT g << ST_PointFromText('POINT(2288605300 0)')
>     AND ST_X(g) < 2288605300
>  FROM test_table;
> —strk;

Thanks Sandro!

That’s what I’ll do, I was thinking along those lines. I would need to use &< to include the rounding error, ..and then I think it will work!

A great mailing list this is. Thanks both!

> _______________________________________________
> postgis-users mailing list
> postgis-users at lists.osgeo.org
> https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/postgis-users

More information about the postgis-users mailing list