[OSM-dev] Anyway to split or simplify an .osm file from the command line?

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 13:25:25 BST 2009


2009/9/20 Emilie Laffray <emilie.laffray at gmail.com>:
> John Smith wrote:
>> The majority of Australian postcodes have been converted from shape
>> files to osm files, however there is a couple of complex/big areas
>> that I'm having trouble dealing with in JOSM as a result, is there a
>> simple way to simplify these files from a command line util?
>>
> What kind of problems do you have?

I've attempted to import the data from this post code boundary but
JOSM grinds to a halt:

http://map-data.bigtincan.com/data/postcodes/0/0822.osm.gz

This one may also be problematic due to being a similar file size:

http://map-data.bigtincan.com/data/postcodes/3/3971.osm.gz




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