[OSM-dev] Final kinks in osmosis planet dumping

Cameron Patrick cameron at patrick.wattle.id.au
Mon Sep 10 04:37:59 BST 2007

Brett Henderson wrote:

> **** 3. Re-ordered attributes.
> osmosis is writing element attributes in a different order to planet.rb.

This is potentially a problem for close-areas.pl in osmarender (which
parses XML due to regexps, eww) - not saying that this ordering will
necessarily break things, but that it's worth checking to make sure it
doesn't.  (I've been bitten by this in the past when using ElementTree
in Python, which always orders attributes alphabetically.)

> **** 6. Minimum of Java 1.6
> Dev currently has jdk1.5 installed preventing osmosis from running.  The 
> only code requiring 1.6 is the --bounding-polygon task.

Out of curiosity, does it work with gcj?  (Is gcj even remotely
competitive yet?)


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