[OSM-talk] JOSM Tile Cache

Paul Hartmann phaaurlt at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 14:20:19 UTC 2015

Hi Mike,

There has been a major rework of the TMS cache back end in version 
8168-8186. If you can still reproduce this problem with the current 
development build or with the upcoming release, then please don't 
hesitate to report it directly on the JOSM bug tracker!


On 23.04.2015 22:58, Mike Thompson wrote:
> I am using JOSM version 8109 on Windows 7.
> I would like to flush JOSM's "OpenStreetMap (Mapnik)" tile cache. With the
> "OpenStreetMap (Mapnik) layer displayed, I right clicked on the map, and
> then clicked on "Flush Tile Cache", but I still see outdated tiles (when
> compared to the openstreetmap.org website - I made sure both were on the
> same zoom level). I also tried, in conjunction with the above, removing and
> re-adding the "OpenStreetMap (Mapnik)" layer, as well as restarting JOSM.
> Finally I tried renaming the "OpenStreetMap (Mapnik)" folder in the
> following location: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\JOSM\cache\tms
>   (this is the location the "imagery.tms.tilecache preference is set to).
> Only after doing this were the tiles updated.
> Does the "Flush Tile Cache" work? I saw a bug report[1] about something
> like this, but it was closed four years ago as "fixed."  If it is working,
> am I using it correctly?
> Thanks,
> Mike
> [1] https://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/6109
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