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pgRouting extends the PostGIS/PostgreSQL geospatial database to provide geospatial routing and other network analysis functionality.

This is the manual for pgRouting v3.6.2.

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  • Sample Data that is used in the examples of this manual.

Pgrouting Concepts

Function Families

All Pairs - Family of Functions

A* - Family of functions

Bidirectional A* - Family of functions

Bidirectional Dijkstra - Family of functions

Components - Family of functions

Contraction - Family of functions

Dijkstra - Family of functions

Flow - Family of functions

Kruskal - Family of functions

Prim - Family of functions


Topology - Family of Functions

The following functions modify the database directly therefore the user must have special permissions given by the administrators to use them.

Traveling Sales Person - Family of functions

pgr_trsp - Proposed - Turn Restriction Shortest Path (TRSP)

Functions by categories

Cost - Category

Cost Matrix - Category

Driving Distance - Category

K shortest paths - Category

  • pgr_KSP - Yen’s algorithm based on pgr_dijkstra

Spanning Tree - Category

BFS - Category

DFS - Category

Available Functions but not official pgRouting functions

Release Notes

Current release

pgRouting 3.6.2 Release Notes

To see all issues & pull requests closed by this release see the Git closed milestone for 3.6.2

Upgrade fix

  • The upgrade was failing for same minor

Code fixes

  • Fix warnings from cpplint


  • Adjust NEWS generator

    • Name change to for better visualization on GitHub

All releases

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