[OSM-talk] OpenHikingMap - OpenCycleMap

Stéphane Brunner stephane.brunner at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 11:38:23 GMT 2009


Thanks for this file,
I have try last evening but I have a problem to run correctly the svn
version of mapnik, I try again this evening.

But I have a question, how to include the generated file in a mapnik
style file, should I copy it or is there an import tag ?

CU and thanks for all.

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk> wrote:
> 2009/2/4 Stéphane Brunner <stephane.brunner at gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>> With Sylvain Letuffe we progress to create an OpenHikingMap but we
>> have some  technical problem.
>> He succeed to create geoTiff files for 1°x1° but if we generate a map
>> of the total world we have thousands of files. And how to include it
>> in the mapnik style file ?
>> For contour generation we should generate if world wide in one time if
>> we don't want to have some brake on the 1°x1° tiles borders.
>> Where is it possible to download the mapnik style file (osm.xml) used
>> to create OpenCycleMap it can be a good base.
> We have a python script that creates a layer for each tiff produced.
> I've attached it, it has some hardcoded paths so you'll need to edit
> it. The generated file is then included into the mapnik style sheet --
> you can use XML entities to do that [1]. Make sure you're using a
> recent version of Mapnik (svn version 789 or later) because otherwise
> it can't handle the thousands of layers efficiently due to a bug.
> For the contours we haven't figured out how to prevent those
> irritating joins on the srtm tile boundary yet. They're not that
> noticable. If you figure it out do let me & andy know  :-)
> Thanks
> Dave
> [1] http://trac.mapnik.org/wiki/ManagingLargeXmlFiles

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