[OSM-dev] invalid geometry in planet_polygon

Stephan Knauss osm at stephans-server.de
Tue Aug 24 08:58:11 BST 2010

Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Stephan Knauss wrote:
>> So it's best to prepend every whery that relies on valid geometries 
>> with "AND ST_IsValid(way)"
> ST_IsValid is a relatively expensive operation, so be careful with that. 
> If you are using it a lot, it might be worthfile to just delete invalid 
> geometries once.

As it's the table used for the rendering deleting them might not be 

I tried fixing them (only 3 left in Thailand) but for example relation 
812277 seams to be fine.

The problem might be that an inner way shares a segment with the outer 
way. Josm validater reports this as "intersection".

But that's the common way we're mapping it, right? I don't want to 
duplicate the nodes.


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