[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] Geofabrik downloads post-licence-change

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Fri Apr 13 10:25:45 BST 2012

> From: Frederik Ramm [mailto:frederik at remote.org]
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Geofabrik downloads post-licence-change
> Hi,
> On 04/13/12 10:45, Stefan Keller wrote:
> > One question related to this I've always wanted to ask you, is:
> > When I download the newest daily extract, like e.g.
> > switzerland.osm.pbf (timestamp usually around 4:00 AM), and I look
> > inside the db for the most recent added node, this node has a
> > creation-date of around 7 PM of the day before (currently node
> > 1711815745 7:10 PM).
> I blogged about this a while ago:
> http://blog.geofabrik.de/?p=75
> The process has changed a little meanwhile but basically it's still the
> same procedure.

Something I've wondered is if it is more efficient to be generating these with osmosis with a planet file updated daily or with a pgsnapshot database updated continually?

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