[OSM-dev] OSM + renderer
artem at pavlenko.uklinux.net
Tue Oct 31 15:26:41 GMT 2006
> How long does all of this take to render? I'm wondering about this from
> the point of view of doing on-the-fly tile rendering from the latest OSM
To render one tile doesn't take long at all. To render all tiles for
area size of Oxford (zoom levels 1- 17) is about 10-20 min on my laptop.
It is possible to set up tile cache which is populated automatically by
> Is there somewhere where we can get hold of the scripts and stuff you
> used to do this?
I'll write 'HOWTO' and publish all scripts over this weekend hopefully.
Good place to start is to build Mapnik and play with python demo
> Artem Pavlenko wrote:
>> Very briefly (getting late for me):
>> 1. Convert OSM to PostGIS (modified osm2gml.py to output SQL )
>> 2. Fiddle with styles/colours etc. This is the longest bit. I have some
>> GUI I use for testing, but the process is rather tedious at the moment.
>> Basically, I manually modify XML and then play with zoom levels in GUI.
>> 3. Run my magic Python script to generate google tiles. For Oxford it's
>> I'm going to post more details and scripts, I'll let you know.
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