[Qgis-developer] Save as... taking too long and exporting the whole tabel

Randal Hale rjhale at northrivergeographic.com
Tue Nov 15 07:15:08 PST 2016

I'm using 2.18 on Ubuntu 16.04. I connect to a postgis database with 2.2 
million points covering the continental United States. I exported that 
to a shapefile and it took about 2.5 minutes.


On 11/15/2016 10:00 AM, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Hi all,
> on 2.18, the extraction of a shp from a large (18 Mpoints) PostGIS table
> takes ages, even when the user chooses to save only a small portion of
> it, selecting a small extent. This seems to be due to QGIS saving only
> the chosen geoms, but the whole table. On 2.14 it seems to work fine.
> Could anybody confirm the it is not a local issue?
> Thanks.

Randal Hale
North River Geographic Systems, Inc
423.653.3611 rjhale at northrivergeographic.com

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