Invalid number of points in LinearRing (found – must be >= ) – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Invalid number of points in LinearRing (found – must be >= ) – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “invalid number of points in LinearRing (found – must be >= )” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: .


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Log Context

Log”invalid number of points in LinearRing (found [{}] – must be >= [{}])”classname  is GeoShapeType.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ElasticsearchParseException(error);
  }
 
  int numValidPts = coerce ? 3 : 4;
  if (coordinates.children.size() = [{}])";
  coordinates.children.size(); numValidPts);
  }
  // close linear ring iff coerce is set and ring is open; otherwise throw parse exception
  if (!coordinates.children.get(0).coordinate.equals(
  coordinates.children.get(coordinates.children.size() - 1).coordinate)) {

 

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Cant Insert Geo Shapes into elasticsearch -views 672 

IllegalArgumentException: Invalid number of points in LinearRing found 3 – must be 0 or >= 4 – Python -views   260,score 1

 

 

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