[OSM-dev] Dealing with segements referencing deleted nodesinthe planet dump
80n80n at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 09:25:04 GMT 2007
On 1/19/07, Dean Earley <dean at earlsoft.co.uk> wrote:
> 80n wrote:
> > On 1/18/07, *Dean Earley* <dean at earlsoft.co.uk
> > <mailto:dean at earlsoft.co.uk>> wrote:
> >> 80n wrote:
> >>> They are gone now. I used the following method to make them
> >> dissappear:
> >>> 1) Using JOSM, create a new segment nearby.
> >>> 2) Select the offending way and add the newly created segment to
> >> the way.
> >>> 3) Then remove all old segments from the way *except* for the
> >>> newly created segment.
> >>> 4) Upload
> >>> 5) Delete the way and newly created segment.
> >>> 6) Upload
> >>> I'm not sure why this works but it seems to do the job.
> >> It's just shifted it off to another (non existent) segment. I was
> >> reluctant to do that so it could actually be tracked down and fixed
> >> rather than hidden :)
> > As far as the API is concerned the way no longer exists. It appears
> > on no bbox request, and a direct get of the way returns a 404. That,
> > in my book, means it is deleted. And from previous encounters with
> > this kind of problem there is no other way to do it.
> Yes, it was in that state before but WAS erroneously being returned.
> That means there is still a bug that we can't currently get in a state
> to reproduce.
Who knows what/where else this is effecting?
Only someone with access to the database who can look at the current state
of the rows exhibiting this problem. There's nothing we can do through the
api because the api says that everything is ok.
Can someone take a look please?
> Dean Earley, Dee (dean at earlsoft.co.uk)
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