[OSM-dev] 120111 Planet Node Order?

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Sun Jan 15 22:31:28 GMT 2012



PS: could you fix the wiki, as it really doesn't seem to point out where 
the planet pbf files are.

Am 15.01.2012 23:24, schrieb Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr):
> 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) 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.
> Lynn (D)
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