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Subject: Re: [geometry] Negative buffer
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-22 03:59:37

Hi Guo Lon,

guolong wrote On 22-11-2013 6:07:
> Dear sir,
> I am using the boost geometry for my project recently.
> In my project, I need a negative buffer.
> I notice that I need to use the trunk version buffer for the general
> polygons.
> However, it seems that the buffer function do not support negative buffer.
> When I set the distance to a negative value, I get nothing.
> Is there another way to satisfy the negative buffer?

Not yet, but it is planned. In an earlier implementation it did work,
however other things did not work fully for all configurations. In the
new implementation this was postponed but not yet implemented...

Sorry for the inconvenience, it is work in progress.

Regards, Barend

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