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How can I create a polygon overlay that correctly handles holes? This answer provides a method of creating a polygon overlay that does not handle holes. Can it be modified to correctly handle holes?

Software Versions:

  • PostgreSQL 9.2.1
  • PostGIS 2.0.1 r9979
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
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use ST_MakePolygon… – Mapperz Feb 3 '13 at 4:09
I don't think that's correct. When a polygon has holes, another polygon can fall into the area of the whole, and that should result in a polygon inside the area of the hole. The function you recommend is for generating polygons that contain holes. That will not help in the case I describe. – jpmc26 Feb 12 '13 at 23:28

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