[OSM-dev] Writing PBF

Peter Körner osm-lists at mazdermind.de
Tue Dec 13 15:39:00 GMT 2011

Am 13.12.2011 15:04, schrieb Jochen Topf:
> Has anybody any data on how much smaller the files get with sorted vs. unsorted
> string table? Sorting the string table means there is a lot more work and a lot
> more main memory needed for the PBF writer.
I encountered shrinkage of around 1-2% of the overall block size while 
comparing the intermediate string ids with the sorted ones.


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