[OSM-dev] need help on bulk import of osmchange

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Wed May 27 13:42:35 BST 2009

2009/5/27 Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk>:
> 2009/5/27 Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at glebius.int.ru>:
>>  Hello,
>>  we are working on fixing things after one automated import that
>> covered a large part of Russia. The import created many nodes,
>> that describe villages and hamlets. It had two problems:
>> 1) Many nodes where imported twice.
>> 2) All names where incorrectly prefixed.
>> I have created a fixed version of database dump, and with help of
>> osmosis created and OsmChange file.
>> I have tried to upload it using python script:
>> http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/import/bulk_upload_06/
>> The script reported about several commits (more than a dozen), and
>> returned no errors.
>> However, it appeared that only <modify> sections of the OsmChange
>> file were processed. All <delete> section were not.
>> Here is the OsmChange itself:
>> http://glebius.int.ru/tmp/delta.osc
>> Can anyone competent in this area review it and explain where is
>> the problem?
> The script you link to isn't expecting an osc file. It appears to be
> expecting a .osm file with extra action="..." attributes on each
> way/node/relation.... except that it tries to create by default so you
> probably have more than one copy now. It obviously doesn't have much
> in the way of input validation or error checking.

Yes... lots of duplicates...


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