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Subject: Re: [Boostusers] [Geometry] Packing algorithm for rtree?
From: Jeremy Murphy (jeremy.william.murphy_at_[hidden])
Date: 20141027 06:11:42
On 27 October 2014 00:34, Adam Wulkiewicz <adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Jeremy Murphy wrote:
>
>>
>> I see that a fourth node splitting algorithm for bulk loading is
>> documented in the Introduction to spatial indexes but not listed elsewhere
>> (such as Creation and Modification).
>> Is it hiding in the library somewhere or is the introduction just a
>> tantalizing sneak preview?
>>
>
> The packing algorithm is used if the Rtree is created with a constructor
> taking a range e.g. as a pair of Iterators:
>
> http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_56_0/libs/geometry/doc/html/
> geometry/reference/spatial_indexes/boost__geometry__
> index__rtree/rtree_iterator__iterator_.html
>
> Yes, maybe it should be explicitly stated in the "Creation..." section.
Ah, fantastic. Hah, turns out I was already using that constructor.
So what should I write as the second required template parameter, which is
usually linear<N>, quadratic<N>, etc? Is it just ignored in the packing
case? If so, that's a bit confusing.
Thanks, cheers.
Jeremy
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