[OSM-talk] Planet Dump

Raphaël Jacquot sxpert at sxpert.org
Fri Mar 9 08:53:24 GMT 2007

Ray Booysen wrote:
> Apologies if this has been brought up before.
> Is it possible to start generating SQL dumps of the same dataset as the
> planet.osm file?  For me, its easier to download an SQL dump and run 
> against
> a server after an export than it would be to parse the XML.  I'm sure we 
> can
> create it, but not sure on the logistics.
> Any comments?
> Regards
> Ray

That is a bad idea. the xml allows for non database server specific data.

imho, the thing that we really need is an osm update xml file that only 
contains the changes since the last planet. that would allow for much 
faster integration of changes.

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