[OSM-dev] New OGR driver to read OpenStreetMap .osm / .pbf files

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Fri Jul 20 19:58:08 BST 2012

Even Rouault <even.rouault at mines-paris.org> wrote:

> Testing with larger areas, like whole France or Europe, shows sluggish 
> performance when ways are built from nodes, but that's perhaps expected. I 
> didn't compare with other tools to know if the indexing or request strategy is 
> particularly bad.

Hm, would it be possible with this to e.g. convert all the forests
from a complete planetfile to a polygon shapefile while discarding
all the rest?


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