[OSM-dev] osm2pgsql latest - Can it write out the SQL?

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 11 09:57:10 BST 2007

On 11/10/2007, Nick Whitelegg <Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 20:28 +0100, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> >> Hello everyone,
> >>
> >> Does the latest osm2pgsql (checked out of SVN on Saturday) have to
> write to a
> >> pgsql database or can it output the SQL directly? The reason why I ask
> is, my
> >> approach to getting the data into Freemap so far is to run osm2pgsql on
> the
> >> dev server then transfer the SQL to Freemap, as the Freemap server
> doesn't
> >> have the memory to run osm2pgsql.
> >The code currently can not output the SQL as it runs.
> >Have you tried running the code recently? It is a lot more frugal on
> >memory than it was previously. Loading the entirety of the current
> >planet has a peak memory usage of just 620MB. If you just want a UK
> >subset then it should be significantly less than this.
> >Make sure you do an 'svn up' on the osm2pgsql code. There have been some
> >critical fixes done today.
> Hi Jon, will this only work with 0.5 planets? I need the last version to
> support 0.4 as I use planetosm-excerpt-area.pl which I think is only 0.4.

yes, it supports 0.5 only at the moment, if you do an svn update back
to the version from Saturday then it'll work with 0.4 files. look at
the SVN log if you want to find revision ID. There is a commit from
Gabriel on Sunday which moves it to the 0.5 API.


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