[OSM-dev] Problem with bulk_import

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Sat Oct 13 13:11:45 BST 2007

On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 01:12:28PM +0800, Arne Goetje wrote:
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> Hi list,
> I have some problem with the bulk import script (using 0.5 API):
> I'm trying to import the coastline for Southern China and Taiwan. Now it
> seems that the nodes got all created, but when creating the ways, the
> script throws errors at me:
> 2007-10-12 01:21:30 UTC Error: 404 Not Found (modify way -143951)
> Now, this happens for every way in that osm file, so no ways got created
> as a result.
> the ways in the OSM file look like this and where generated by JOSM (0.5
> API):

Change all the "action='modify'" lines which are actually *creating*
ways to action='create'.

At least, that's what I had to do to get it working for the MassGIS
import -- I had thought this was just the way it was supposed to work.

Christopher Schmidt

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