[Live-demo] 4a4 osm data

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 13:49:13 PDT 2010

Hamish has a script already which downloads Open Street Map data for 
Have a look at build_osm.sh

On 23/06/10 04:47, Brian Hamlin wrote:
> On Jun 22, 2010, at 9:00 AM, live-demo-request at lists.osgeo.org wrote:
>>> running it, with additional RAM (1296M)
>>> * opened Postgres PGAdmin
>>>   Sydney and Medford dbs both appear to be missing their data
>>>   they exist, but only two supporting tables are there.. ??
>>> * quick search for all .shp files and all.sql files did not reveal any
>>> data for them
>> Those data sets are slated to be replaced as soon as we get around to it
>> with a generic osm dump (for this year it's barcelona) called something
>> like city.osm. Any volunteers?
>        dbb: hi all- I am trying to make a raw dump to load into 
> postgres.. I tried I just tried all of  hypercube.telascience.org, 
> openstreetmap.org, www.informationfreeway.org  
> /api/0.5/map?bbox=1.8,40.5,2.8,42.1 ..none of them responded..
>        dbb: is there something basic I am missing here?
>        dbb: ohh xapi.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/ appears to be doing 
> something...
> balrog-k1n: dbb: in my experience at most one instance of XAPI is 
> working at any moment :p
> balrog-k1n: and if you request an area with a lot of data it may take 
> ages, if you don't need a complicate query it's best to extract from a 
> planet dump or country dump
>        dbb: balrog-k1n:
>        dbb: hi
>        dbb: hmmm extract from a country dump?  I am looking for the 
> area surrounding Barcelona
>        dbb: you are right, it is taking a long time
> balrog-k1n: dbb: geofabrik.de has ready to use spain weekly dumps, 
> from which you can load a fragment (or all) into the db
>        dbb: looking
> balrog-k1n: cloudmade.com also has weekly dumps but they're usually a 
> week or longer behind
>        dbb: ok - we are considering a build process where a 'current' 
> OSM dump is taken
> balrog-k1n: xapi is updated daily i think, but not always,
> balrog-k1n: your best bet is taking a spain dump and updating using 
> the diff files
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