[OSM-dev] osm2psql windows binary

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Thu Mar 24 14:31:46 GMT 2011

Christian H. Bruhn <brogo at arcor.de> wrote:

> Could someone please update the Windows binary of osm2psql [1]. The
> file is almost 1 year old and doesn't support pbf.

Well, PBF support has been added, but this is one of the reasons why it is
not that easy anymore to build a full featured osm2psql, even on Linux. If
somebody needs assistance with Debian stable (squeeze) I will be able to

If somebody wants to set up some automatic build of a windows binary using
mingw (prefered) or even cygwin, I will happily provide a shell account on
one of our openstreetmap.de/FOSSGIS Servers to do this.

I suppose for the Windows crowd this would be very useful.

I will however not try to do this myself because I have zero interest in
supporting operating systems which I do not even use.


P.S.: Thats just the way Open Source worked from the very beginning! You
should not expect anybody to do something _for you_, just _do it yourself_.
If you get into trouble doing it people will usually help.

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

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