[Live-demo] osm2pgsql needs an update

Sebastiaan Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 22 15:36:58 PDT 2015

Triggered by the announcement of the osm2psql PPA on the OSM dev list
[0] and the resulting discussion about osm2psql packaging for Ubuntu, it
became clear that OSGeo-Live includes and old release of osm2pgsql (0.85.0).

For the new OSGeo-Live development cycle osm2psql should be updated to
the latest release (0.88.1 currently), which is the new long term
release after the 0.87 development releases in which the switch to C++
was made. [1][2]

It doesn't look like Kai Kruegers PPA is very actively maintained, so
it's probably best to build the package from the Debian GIS sources for

[0] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2015-September/028704.html
[1] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2015-July/028641.html
[2] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2015-August/028652.html

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