[OSM-dev] Standard place for planet.osm

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Mon Jul 24 16:39:55 BST 2006

[Joerg Ostertag]
> This wouldn't mean that if anyone wants to have these files
> somewhere else he cannot move them.
> Any suggestions for a good location _other_ than the current one: 
>  ~/.gpsdrive/MIRROR/osm/planet.osm

What about agreeing on three locations, one in /usr/share/ for the
static version included in some system package, one in /var/ for the
automatically downloaded update, and one in ~/ for those without write
access to /var/.  I suggest these locations:


Programs should look for them in priority order, the last one first.

Petter Reinholdtsen

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