[OSM-dev] Release candidate for OSM binary format is in osmosis trunk.

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Sep 22 13:37:21 BST 2010


On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Scott Crosby <scrosby at cs.rice.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 2:17 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> Making the excerpts basically occupies a whole big machine for half a day.
>> It might be possible to do it on a weekly basis on planet.openstreetmap.org
>> (not my call though) but very unlikely to be run daily.
>>
>
> Or a 4gb laptop in about 3-4 hours.

How long does it take to just make a compressed psql binary dump?
Seems that would be just as fast, just as small, and require just as
much installation on the other end to convert into a legacy xml file.



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