[Live-demo] osm2pgsql needs an update

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 01:09:53 PDT 2015

Hi Bas,

Thanks for bringing this issue up.
I have checked the ppa and only nightly builds are available so far:
The release ppa is empty right now:

I will wait for a stable release to show up and I will copy over the deb 
file to OSGeoLive ppa


On 09/23/2015 01:36 AM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> 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
> OSGeo-Live.
> [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
> Kind Regards,
> Bas

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
OSGeo Charter Member

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