[OSM-dev] deprecation planet.openstreetmap.org

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:02:48 GMT 2006

On 11/2/06, Dave <osm at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
> > I added the torrent and then inserted the planet dump I already had
> > downloaded by http. It immideatly started seeding. I don't know if the
> > file were checked to be authentic? If not I guess I could have inserted
> > any file...
> > If you don't trust me: Steve and those of you downloading should do
> > something about this. Otherwise I leave it seeding for now.
> The client may or may not run a hash check when you do this, but
> whatever, the clients downloading run a hashcheck of each block against
> the expected hash given in the torrent file, and should refuse to
> download corrupt or bad blocks.

Well my clients seems to be seeding fine, so it was apparently someone
put the the right file there.

If there is a RSS for planet.osm  files, some bittorrent clients could
automatically download it, and seed...

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