[talk-au] rendering times for NSW maps

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Sun Nov 18 22:51:40 GMT 2007


strange as the Osmrender seems to be updated but not the Mapnik layer

eg: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-33.2836&lon=149.1184&zoom=14&layers=B0F

Note the rail lines in Osmrender layer etc..

Paul

On 19/11/2007 8:56 AM, David Groom wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul" <mylists at wilsononline.id.au>
> To: "David Groom" <reviews at pacific-rim.net>
> Cc: <talk-au at openstreetmap.org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2007 9:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [talk-au] rendering times for NSW maps
> 
> 
>> just for the records which website are we talking about, is it the 
>> main http://www.openstreetmap.org? or the information.. site?
>>
> 
> both!
> 
> both www.openstretmap.org, and www.informationfreeway.org display the 
> mapnik and tiles at home layers
> 
> The Mapnik layer is the one I was referring to earlier, which is the 
> default layer in the www.openstretmap.org site
> 
> David
> 
> 
>> On 18/11/2007 1:48 AM, David Groom wrote:
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>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brent Easton" 
>>> <b.easton at exemail.com.au>
>>> To: "Paul" <mylists at wilsononline.id.au>; "OSM Australian Talk List" 
>>> <talk-au at openstreetmap.org>
>>> Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2007 7:06 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [talk-au] rendering times for NSW maps
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Paul,
>>>>
>>>> The weekly dump of the planet.osm file happens Thrusday morning our 
>>>> time, finishing mid to late morning. That data is then loaded into a 
>>>> PostGIS database (more hours) from which the Mapnik renderings happens.
>>>>
>>>> Tiles are only marked to be re-rendered when people actually look at 
>>>> them so when you first go to an area, you don't see any change.
>>>
>>> Also if your browser has cached the original images, then simply 
>>> "looking" at them again may not actual cause a re-render as the 
>>> server doesn't know anyone is "looking" at the tile .
>>>
>>> David
>>>
>>>
>>>> Some time later, depending on how many other tiles around the world 
>>>> are being view at the same time, your rendering will be done and 
>>>> when you go back, there are your changes.
>>>>
>>>> For various technical reasons (disk space etc.), this process breaks 
>>>> and is re-run, so it can be well into the weekend or early next week 
>>>> before you see the changes from mapnik.
>>>>
>>>> Check out te osmarender layers though. Osmarender is now running on 
>>>> a new server and it is turbo-charged. Changed tiles are marked 
>>>> automatically and can be re-rendered within the hour. Some times it 
>>>> takes longer though, or you can request a manual re-render which 
>>>> happens real fast.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Brent.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *********** REPLY SEPARATOR  ***********
>>>>
>>>> On 17/11/2007 at 8:42 AM Paul  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This is probably a regular question but I thought changed titles where
>>>>> rendered once a
>>>>> week on Wed. I put some new roads around Bathurst on Tuesday but most
>>>>> haven't showed and
>>>>> some only show at different zoom levels.
>>>>> What the latest take on this?
>>>>>
>>>>> Paul
>>>>>
> 
> 
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