[OSM-dev] 120111 Planet Node Order?

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 22:28:27 GMT 2012

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <
ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

> On 1/15/2012 5:09 AM, Simon Poole wrote:
>> Lynn,
>> current versions of osm2pgsql can import .pbf, so you are on the right
>> track there. Richards text is good, but it was written when planet files
>> were a third of the current size and is just a bit dated. If osm2pgsql
>> can't hold the nodes in it's cache it will have to retrieve them from the
>> database and that is in my and other peoples experience at least  an order
>> of magnitude slower.
> Ok, any hints on where I can find a planet-level .pbf file?  The only
> files I can find when linking from the Planet page (
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.**org/wiki/Planet<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet>)
> download section are for the more traditional bz2 files
> (planet-<date>-osm.bz2).
> I found local area extracts in pbf format, but no planet pbf.  I'm still
> trying to grok the options and appreciate the continuing assistance.

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