source: subversion/applications/rendering/gosmore/README @ 7896

Last change on this file since 7896 was 7896, checked in by nic, 12 years ago

Changes :
Support for OSM API 0.5
Rebuild larger planets with less memory
2 pass rebuild for cutting a bbox
Indexing and searching of non-name tags
Search for nearest occurence of specific tags
Rotated text
Icons
Polygons
Low zoom
Routing obeys more restrictions

Work in progress :
gpsd support
WinCE port
MinGW port

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1Gosmore
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4Gosmore is a viewer of the OpenStreetmap.org XML data such as the
5planet.
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7The project home page is at
8<URL:http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Gosmore>
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10Usage information
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12
13Fetch planet file from OpenStreetmap and feed it to gosmore
14
15  bzcat planet-...osm.bz2 | gosmore rebuild
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17The rebuild process uses a lot of memory and free disk space for osm files
18with a compressed size greater than a few mega bytes. Rebuilding the
19complete planet take around 3 hours on a dual core 64 bit machine with 2 GB
20of RAM and 20 GB of free disk space.
21
22Downloading latest version
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24
25The source is available from subversion.  Use
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27  svn co http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/rendering/gosmore/
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29to download it.
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31Reporting bugs and improvements
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34[Need to documented email address to use]
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36License
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39This software is placed by in the public domain by its authors.
40Written by Nic Roets with contribution(s) from Dave Hansen.
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