[OSM-talk] Planet Dump

Ray Booysen raybooysen at rjb.za.net
Fri Mar 9 08:57:13 GMT 2007

On 3/9/07, Raphaël Jacquot <sxpert at sxpert.org> wrote:
> 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.

Unless you provide a full OSM dump along with this.... Although how would
you go about determining the differences?
Even if there are database server specific syntax (not data) it doesn't make
this a bad idea at all.  It just provides another method of playing with the


Ray Booysen
raybooysen at rjb.za.net
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