[OSM-talk] Slippy Map update

John McKerrell john at mckerrell.net
Sun Aug 19 08:36:48 BST 2007


I've updated this page with some of what's been said on this thread:


Can someone please check my changes are correct, really we should be  
pointing people at this page when the question comes up, as it does  
tend to come up quite often (which is fine, I just think it would be  
useful if we could direct people to the wiki rather than someone  
having to answer the question again each time).


On 19 Aug 2007, at 03:31, Brent Easton wrote:

> Hi Jon,
> Thanks for the pointers. Yes, I was talking about the Mapnik layer,  
> I have already regenerated the OSmarender layer. I have downloaded  
> and examined the time stamps on some of the changes I made. Looks  
> like I miscalculated the Timezone offset and made a lot of the  
> changes after the planet dump was made.
> I am trying to track down some more details on when the job is run  
> so that I can publish a cutoff time in the FAQ.
> Regards,
> Brent.
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> On 19/08/2007 at 1:05 AM Jon Burgess  wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-08-19 at 09:46 +1000, Brent Easton wrote:
>>> Ok, let me rephrase.
>>> I made a large number of changes in the week leading up to this past
>>> Wednesday. It is now Sunday and despite repeated viewing of the
>>> various areas at different zoom levels and clearing of the IE cache
>>> over the past few days, I see no evidence of my changes.
>> Can you include a link to the map showing where your edits should  
>> show
>> up (e.g. right click the 'view' or 'permalink' and copy & paste the
>> URL)?
>> Which layer: Mapnik (default layer on main map) or
>> Osamarender/Tiles at Home ?
>>> What time of day and in which time zone does the 'planet
>>> dump'/'database load' usually finish and so one might expect the new
>>> data to start appearing on the slippy map.
>>> What time of day and in which time zone is the cutoff time when
>>> updates you make are too late to be included in the planet dump?
>> I don't know the precise details. In general it is Wednesday in  
>> the UK
>> (i.e. BST/UTC timezone).
>>> Thanks,
>>> Brent.
>> There may be other reasons why your data has not appeared, for  
>> instance
>> if you have not created and tagged the ways correctly.
>> If you can give us the map link then we'll be able to check both the
>> rendered map and the underlying data.
>> 	Jon
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