[OSM-dev] Questions on PostGIS

Artem Pavlenko artem.mapnik at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 6 14:22:15 GMT 2008

On 6 Feb 2008, at 14:07, Gabriel Ebner wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 11:25:07PM +1100, Brett Henderson wrote:
>> I'm planning to use the PostGIS support but my knowledge is extremely
>> lacking in this area.  I'm prepared to go away and do some more  
>> research
>> but given that others already have experience with this they might  
>> have
>> some ideas on how this should be done.  I haven't even looked at  
>> the way
>> the mapnik database works so point me in that direction if its
>> appropriate.
> If you mean osm2pgsql, it preprocesses the ways into polylines,

and polygons. You'll end up with : planet_osm_point, planet_osm_line,  
planet_osm_polygon tables

> so you won't
> easily be able to get it out again as separate ways and nodes.



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