[OSM-talk] Planet Dump

Artem Pavlenko artem at mapnik.org
Fri Mar 9 09:27:02 GMT 2007

> I was about to try setting up PostGIS + Planet + Mapnik on my home
> system, how much memory does osm2pgsql need?

I run osm2pgsql on my laptop with 512Mb of RAM.  It takes around  
20-40 min to convert the whole planet.
Don't forget to pipe planet.osm  through UTF8Sanitize.

> I would second Raphaëls suggestion that two dumps be made  
> available: the
> full planet file as at present and a file containing the delta  
> since the
> previous planet dump.
> Keith.
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