[postgis-users] Help shaping the future: how do your use of spatial_ref_sys ?

Sandro Santilli strk at kbt.io
Thu Feb 10 07:06:48 PST 2022

On Wed, Feb 09, 2022 at 09:55:14AM -0600, Jim Klassen wrote:

> I always thought it
> was cumbersome that I had to maintain the custom coordinate system in
> so many places (PROJ, PostGIS, older versions of GDAL, older versions
> of QGIS) when most of them are reaching back to PROJ to do the actual
> reprojection anyway.

This is a very good point. Starting with libproj6 (I think)
PostGIS will only need to pass auth_name/auth_srid to proj so you
would at least not need the extra srtext and proj4text values
in your spatial_ref_sys records.


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