[OSM-dev] Possible Potlatch Bugs

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Thu Oct 25 05:51:53 BST 2007

I'm probably not much help with the Potlatch side of things, but I can 
run regular referential integrity reports if that is useful ...

Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Brett Henderson wrote:
>> The history is a bit odd. The sequence of events appears to be:
>> * Node is created.
>> * Node is deleted immediately followed by way creation referring to  
>> it.
>> * Way and node are both updated but node is still deleted (ie. not  
>> visible).
>> Can anybody shed some light on why this is occurring?
> I'm continuing to look into this one. It may well be connected with  
> the repeatedly mentioned bug whereby a "whichways" call (i.e. get  
> POIs) can take place halfway through a "putway" call (i.e. save way)  
> - in other words, when the nodes have been written but not the way,  
> causing whichways to identify them as POIs. The user then sees these  
> misleading POI nodes and tries to delete them. I have tried to squash  
> this bug but haven't managed yet.
> Anyone else is very welcome to look over the Potlatch source, it  
> doesn't just have to be me... :)

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