[Qgis-developer] importing 2.5D shp into PostGIS?

Martin Dobias wonder.sk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 05:49:12 EDT 2007

On 8/7/07, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have seen a recent commit:
> http://svn.qgis.org/WebSVN/listing.php?repname=Quantum%20GIS&path=%2F&rev=7126&sc=1
> which deletes the "third" dimension from a shp during import. It is much
> welcome to avoid any crashes, so I welcome the fix very much.
> However, PostGIS does support 3D vectors, so I guess we should fill a
> wish for preserving all the info contained in the original file?

To support 3 or 4 dimensions, we would need to use another PostGIS
function for import of geometries and I didn't want to unintentionally
break something in SPIT with such changes. So yes, you can file an
enhancement for this...


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