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I try to render my map from a Postgresql/PostGIS Database. I use a simple XML-Stylesheet.

Can somebody please tell me, what this error-message means and how I can fix it? That would be really kind!

The error-massage is quoted at the end of this post. If needed, I can quote/upload my code as well.

Greetings Matze

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:/0A/run_python", line 3, in <module>
  File "C:\0A\7\", line 57, in <module>
  File "C:\0A\7\", line 21, in render_image
RuntimeError: Postgis Plugin: PSQL error:
ERROR:  syntax error at or near "planet_osm_line"
LINE 1: ... srid FROM geometry_columns WHERE f_table_name=' 'planet_osm...
Full sql was: 'SELECT f_geometry_column, srid FROM geometry_columns WHERE f_table_name=' 'planet_osm_line' ''
 (encountered during parsing of layer 'tutorial' in map 'C:\0A\7\schwentine.xml')

asked 22 Mar '12, 08:19

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What is the last line of your inc/ file? If you are running the default setup it should be <!ENTITY prefix "planet_osm">

It looks like you might have put in extra quotes.

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answered 23 Mar '12, 06:48

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This is my XML-Stylesheet:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<!DOCTYPE Map [ <!ENTITY world_boundaries_dir "/home/foo/mapnik/world_boundaries/"> <!ENTITY dbtype "postgis"> <!ENTITY dbhost "localhost"> <!ENTITY dbuser "Hein"> <!ENTITY dbname "gis_schwentine"> <!ENTITY dbprefix "planet_osm"> <!ENTITY tutorial-casing SYSTEM "/home/foo/spreadnik/tutorial-casing.sty"> ]>

<Map bgcolor="#b5d0d0" >

&lt;Style name="world"&gt;&lt;/Style&gt;
&lt;Style name="coast-poly"&gt;&lt;/Style&gt;
&lt;Style name="builtup"&gt;&lt;/Style&gt;

&lt;Layer name="world"&gt;&lt;/Layer&gt;
&lt;Layer name="coast-poly"&gt;&lt;/Layer&gt;
&lt;Layer name="builtup"&gt;&lt;/Layer&gt;

&lt;Layer name="tutorial"&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="type"&gt;&amp;dbtype;&lt;/Parameter&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="user"&gt;&amp;dbuser;&lt;/Parameter&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="dbname"&gt;&amp;dbname;&lt;/Parameter&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="table"&gt; 'planet_osm_points' &lt;/Parameter&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="estimate_extent"&gt;false&lt;/Parameter&gt;
        &lt;Parameter name="extent"&gt;-20037508,-19929239,20037508,19929239&lt;/Parameter&gt;


(23 Mar '12, 06:53) MHein

This is my Python-file


import mapnik from mapnik import Layer, PostGIS import sys, os

def render_image():

ll = (-180.0,-90.0, 180.0,90.0)
prj = mapnik.Projection("+proj=utm +zone=32U +ellps=GRS80 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs")
#prj = mapnik.Projection("+proj=tmerc +lat_0=49 +lon_0=-2 +k=0.999601 +x_0=400000 +y_0=-100000 +ellps=airy  +units=m +towgs84=446.448,-125.157,542.060,0.1502,0.2470,0.8421,-20.4894 +units=m +nodefs")
#prj = mapnik.Projection("+proj=latlong +datum=WGS84")
c0 = prj.forward(mapnik.Coord(ll[0],ll[1]))
c1 = prj.forward(mapnik.Coord(ll[2],ll[3]))

z = 3
imgx = 336 * z
imgy = 450 * z

m = mapnik.Map(imgx,imgy)

db_params = dict(
  dbname = 'gis_schwentine',
  user = 'Hein',
  password = '1234',
  host = 'localhost',
  port = 5432,
  estimate_extent = False,
  extent = "3390650.221286806, -3163145.87245787, 3609898.596229789, -2956043.104540316"

lyr = Layer('points',"+init=epsg:900913")
db_params['table'] = (planet_osm_point)
lyr.datasource = PostGIS(**db_params)

if hasattr(mapnik,'mapnik_version') and mapnik.mapnik_version() &gt;= 800:
    bbox = mapnik.Box2d(c0.x,c0.y,c1.x,c1.y)
    bbox = mapnik.Envelope(c0.x,c0.y,c1.x,c1.y)
im = mapnik.Image(imgx,imgy)
mapnik.render(m, im)
view = im.view(0,0,imgx,imgy) # x,y,width,height"schwentine.png",'png')

if name == "main": render_image()

(23 Mar '12, 07:41) MHein

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