[OSM-dev] Mapnik not rendering streets, route names, city names...

Andreas Volz lists at brachttal.net
Sat Oct 25 08:15:30 BST 2008

Am Fri, 24 Oct 2008 05:59:46 -0700 (PDT) schrieb Kevin M.:

> I'm new to rendering with mapnik.  I tried following the Mapnik wiki
> page on OSM, but I'm having a problem...
> I have a August 2008 planet.osm.bz2
> file loaded into a postgresql db with postgis installed.  I also have
> the world_boundaries, processed_p, and files from svn for osm2pgsql
> and generate_*.py (including osm-template.xml) files.  I set a bbox
> in generate_tiles.py for the Austin, TX area and ran it.  It
> generates the tiles, but all I see at higher zooms (5-6) is the Texas
> coastline and at lower zooms (9-11) I see what appear to be county
> lines.  However, that's all I see.  I don't see highways, smaller
> streets, names of streets, cities, towns, etc.  Just as a sanity
> check, I opened psql and queried planet_osm_point for known cities,
> highways, etc. and found rows with those entries.
> So, my question is: what am I missing?

Maybe your font path for mapnik is wrong? I know I'd to change it in my
application some time ago. But don't remember all the details now.


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