[OSM-dev] osm2pgsql 0.92.0-RC1 release

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Dec 7 22:57:33 UTC 2016

osm2pgsql 0.92.0-RC1 has been tagged in preperation for a release. 
Feedback is welcome, in particular from downstream packagers.

You can get the release from git or 

The big changes are

- PostgreSQL 9.1 + PostGIS 2.0 or later are now required, which has lead 
to performance improvements and cleanups
- EPSG 3857 is now default. You can get the old behavior by manually 
specifying 900913.
- All invalid and empty geometries should now be excluded

Other changes are
- A new option to change the max bbox at which polygons will expire all 
the tiles in them, not just the boundary. Only used when generating 
expired tile lists. See https://github.com/openstreetmap/osm2pgsql/pull/570
- Behavior fixes for C transforms and tables with no columns
- More numeric datatypes are allowed for table columns in C tagtransforms
- Lua is now required by default
- Code fixes, particularly replacement of C memory management

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