[gdal-dev] how to use osm files

Ralf Suhr Ralf.Suhr at itc-halle.de
Fri Mar 19 10:18:11 EDT 2010

Hi Christoph,

use osm2pgsql and create your own custom shapefiles. All attributes from osm 
can be used by editing the default.style from osm2pgsql.


Am Freitag 19 März 2010 15:13:29 schrieb Christoph Dohmen:
> Hi list,
> I trying to find out a way to deal with osm files using ogr.
> Am I right that there is no direct support?
> There are ready converted shape files out in the web to download
> but there is only one describing attribute set. So this is also
> not really usable :-(
> Last try was using the osm2shp utility found at osm svn. But the
> tool creates files larger than 2GB and stops working.
> Does anybody out there have any experience in dealing with osm-files
> in ogr?
> thanks
> Christoph

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