[OSM-dev] Writing an OSM map application

Andreas Volz lists at brachttal.net
Sat Mar 24 21:28:59 GMT 2007


Am Sat, 24 Mar 2007 16:00:59 +0000 schrieb Jon Burgess:

> On Sat, 2007-03-24 at 16:21 +0100, Andreas Volz wrote:
> > Am Fri, 23 Mar 2007 19:52:29 +0000 schrieb Keith Sharp:
> > 
> > > I use PostGIS on top of PostgreQL.  The table format is defined
> > > by the import tool, see below.
> > 
> > I installed PostGIS on my machine.
> > 
> > > > - Is there an application which converts the world.osm into a
> > > > SQL database?
> > > 
> > > If you use PostGIS then you want osm2pgsql:
> > > 
> > > 	http://svn.openstreetmap.org/utils/osm2pgsql/
> > > 
> > > or as an RPM from:
> > > 
> > > 	http://www.passback.org.uk/maps/rpms/
> > 
> > Is there also an Gentoo ebuild available? 
> > 
> 
> Not that i'm aware of. If someone volunteers to generate a suitable
> package and makes it available then please email the osm-dev list.
> 
> > I tried to build it with the Makefile and got as result:
> > 
> > g++ -g -O2 -Wall -DGEOS_INLINE    -c -o build_geometry.o
> > build_geometry.cpp build_geometry.cpp:26:39: error:
> 
> ...
> 
> > > eix geos
> > * sci-libs/geos 
> >      Available versions:  2.2.1 2.2.3 ~3.0.0_rc3
> >      Installed:           2.2.3
> >      Homepage:            http://geos.refractions.net
> >      Description:         Geometry Engine - Open Source
> > 
> > Do I need a more recent geos version? I think it doesn't hurt to
> > document the needed library versions. :-)
> > 
> 
> geos-2.2 should work. I've committed a change to SVN which should
> allow the code to compile automatically with both geos-2.2 and geos-3
> without needing a Makefile flag. 
> 
> I've also added some notes into the readme.txt about building the code
> and the libraries required.

Thanks, now it works! I'll create a Gentoo ebuild if I've time for it.

Is it possible to use only the germany.osm instead of world.osm if I
need germany only?

regards
Andreas




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