Points_only cannot be set to false for term strategy – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues


Points_only cannot be set to false for term strategy – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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Log Context

Log”points_only cannot be set to false for term strategy”classname  is LegacyGeoShapeFieldMapper.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

this.precision = precision;
  }
 
  public void setPointsOnly(boolean pointsOnly) {
  if (this.strategy == SpatialStrategy.TERM && pointsOnly == false) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("points_only cannot be set to false for term strategy");
  }
  this.pointsOnly = pointsOnly;
  }
 
  public void setDistanceErrorPct(double distanceErrorPct) {

 

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