[OSM-dev] Request for Windows support
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
> file :) that is great.
> but, could you show me, or do you know of a reliable and good
> 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
> ----- 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
>> planet file. I would like to get the data in a usable format that
>> for interpretation. But I want to do this on a Windows XP machine.
>> someone point me to a good tutorial file or explain which toolsets
>> download to accomplish this feat? :-) Thank you so much, kindly,
> You need bzip2 to unpack the file, though apparently 7zip can read
> also. However, it is not recommended to unpack the files since
> 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
> advisable to pick an extract of the world that covers the area
> interested in.
> Have a nice day,
> Martijn van Oosterhout http://svana.org/kleptog/
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