[QGIS-Developer] Importing shp into gpkg or PostGIS as SINGLE geometry gives MULTI?

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Fri Oct 4 05:34:15 PDT 2019


On 02/10/19 06:36, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Thanks Giovanni for the detailed reply.
> On 01/10/19 19:17, Giovanni Manghi wrote:
>>     Correct, but in the importing popup there is an option to transform
>>     into single. It usually works, at least for points, so it's unclear
>>     why it shouldn't in this case.
>>     Cheers.
>> despite its name, that has been always confusing, that option in DB
>> Manager never transformed geometries to SINGLE from MULTI along the
>> import process).
>> What the option means (meant?) is that if I have a layer that is
>> declared as MULTI but actually has no multipart geometries in it, then
>> it can be imported as a non-MULTI table.
>> In past QGIS releases if you had a layer with a multi-geometry and
>> checked that option then DB manager returned an error like
>> ...
>> now it does not and imports to MULTI anyway and silently. And it does
>> also if you don't have any multi-geometry, which of course are both bugs
>> and regressions.
> agreed. do you know whether there is a ticket for this?
> in some cases this is really a blocker.

here we go:
Thanks again.
Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu

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