[OSM-talk] coastline in mapnik
jburgess777 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 22:34:58 GMT 2010
On Sun, 2010-11-07 at 23:29 -0800, Michal Migurski wrote:
> > I think we went back to some older shapefiles after reports of a
> > significant problem with one of more recent updates. I just updated
> > files with coastlines generated from the planet file this week.
> Thank you Jon!
> Can I ask if it would be possible to include in those shapefiles a
> processed coastline that's just the outlines, rather than the tiled
> land area polygon? osm2pgsql doesn't import natural=coastline (a
> hardcoded exception) and sometimes it's useful to put lines on
> coastlines, for which the processed_p data isn't very well suited.
There are three intermediate shapefiles produced by the coastcheck
# coastline_p - points with errors
# coastline_i - incomplete sections of coastline
# coastline_c - complete sections
They are the input to last step of the processing which creates the
closed polygons for each tile in the final 'processed_p' output. At no
point is there a file which has fully closed polygons without the
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