[OSM-dev] Request for Windows support

Fire Girl firegirl at amorous.com
Sun May 18 21:27:23 BST 2008


I am sorry, the reply was included your name and not the Dev channel.  My
greatest appologizes for showing me up.

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Martijn van Oosterhout"
  To: "Fire Girl"
  Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Request for Windows support
  Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 21:32:33 +0200


  Please always include the list in your replies. I don't know anything
  about windows and don't use it. I'd suggest trying the wiki, or
  perhaps someone else here knows?

  On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 7:59 PM, Fire Girl wrote:
  > this is excellent news, I didn't know it was possible to read the
  packed
  > file :) that is great.
  >
  > but, could you show me, or do you know of a reliable and good
  Windows parser
  > program that can do just that, .... read the packed file, then
  display a map
  > segement based on values i input? possibly create a graphical image
  file? :)
  >
  > ----- Original Message -----
  > From: "Martijn van Oosterhout"
  > To: "Fire Girl"
  > Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Request for Windows support
  > Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 12:44:14 +0200
  >
  >
  > 2008/5/18 Fire Girl :
  >> Hi! :-) I have been having some degree of difficulty pulling data
  in from
  >> a
  >> planet file. I would like to get the data in a usable format that
  is open
  >> for interpretation. But I want to do this on a Windows XP machine.
  Can
  >> someone point me to a good tutorial file or explain which toolsets
  I
  >> should
  >> download to accomplish this feat? :-) Thank you so much, kindly,
  FireG.
  >
  > You need bzip2 to unpack the file, though apparently 7zip can read
  it
  > also. However, it is not recommended to unpack the files since
  they're
  > HUGE unpacked (>80GB).
  >
  > The question is what you want with the data once its unpacked. Most
  > programs in OSM can read the compressed files directly. It's is
  also
  > advisable to pick an extract of the world that covers the area
  you're
  > interested in.
  >
  > Have a nice day,
  >
  >
  > --
  > Martijn van Oosterhout http://svana.org/kleptog/
  >
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