[Imports] TMC LCL - help needed

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 13:41:36 BST 2009

2009/10/9  <marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com>:
> On Fri, 9 Oct 2009 03:27:08 +0200, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg at gmail.com>
>> Note that just a copy & paste will discard the relations so I don't
>> think this should be recommended, (relations tend to take lots of work
>> to add manually if you have imported all the members but not the
>> relations).
>> The "Merge layers" option in JOSM is also not really usable because it
>> can take really long (several days) for two layers with 100k nodes.
> Well I don't think he was talking about single .osm -files with that
> many elements.
> . The .osm -files I generate (@topic)never have THAT kind of node-count.
> Your script is VERY "without fancy logic". I wouldn't use that
> at all if there is any already existing data in the area you are doing
> an import in. Besides there can be elements with the same id in your case.

Except it works, contrary to all other methods I've tried :)  As far
as one of the layers has only new elements, it's safe, it's so simple
it has to be safe!


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