[OSRM-talk] Foot profile

Dennis Luxen info at project-osrm.org
Tue Apr 29 16:47:33 UTC 2014

Salut Emmanuel,

the foot profile is the least maintained. And foot data is among the most inconsistent tagged data in OSM. You routing data probably broke into many, many unconnected pieces.


Am 29.04.2014 um 18:29 schrieb Emmanuel Bégué <medusis at gmail.com>:

> Hello,
> Trying to use Project-OSRM for directions by foot, it seems some
> points simply don't work, either as start or stop points, whereas
> points that are very near, work fine (as well as some points that
> shouldn't be reachable because for example they're in the water).
> For example the point 48.88368971897955,2.332395315170288 (north of
> Paris), used as a start or an end point, always results in 207,
> "Cannot find route between points".
> But if we use instead 48.88371088449246,2.332277297973633 (a few
> meters away) then everything's fine; or if we use the offending point
> with a car profile on Project-OSRM demo site: no problem.
> No problem either if we begin or end our journey in the middle of a
> river: 48.85939286077621,2.331901788711548, so it's clearly not the
> case that the destination point is somehow "unreachable" by foot.
> I have tried to set the offending point to the nearest node with
> "locate" but that didn't help:
>    locate?48.88368971897955,2.332395315170288 => 48.883674,2.332385
> -- but that last point doesn't work any better.
> How can I investigate this? (How do we ask Project-OSRM to print more
> elaborate error messages?)
> I'm using Project-OSRM version before 3.9, the stock "foot.lua"
> profile and OSM data for France from Geofabrik.
> Thanks for any pointer.
> Regards,
> EB
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