[OSM-dev] ROMA servers down - osmosis large way problem

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Sun Dec 28 20:01:01 GMT 2008

Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 08:25:54PM +0100, Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> So what is the fundamental problem that your tools break on 40k of 
>> nodes? Bbox them on the request, and return a partial result that will 
>> work just as good for rendering.
> The db schema uses smallint for the node number on the way - so you may
> only address -32768 to +32767 number of nodes on a way - 40k nodes 
> is out of scope of a smallint so osmosis breaks on importing the
> changeset.

Ok fundamental problem: premature optimisations. How much disk space 
have been saved with this optimisation until now? (With an alter table 
you would be able to see it.)


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