Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-21 Thread Roger Weeks
On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Sajjad Anwar sajja...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 1:23 AM, Roger Weeks ro...@tethr.org wrote: Michal Migurski has build this tool, which is pretty close to what I was tallking about: http://linode.teczno.com/~migurski/tiledrawer/ It builds a

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-18 Thread Parveen Arora
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Kai Krueger kakrue...@gmail.com wrote: We should try and get more of the rendering tool stack into the standard repositories of Ubuntu and Feodora. That would probably make it easier to install a tile server. There are already a bunch of osm programs in the

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-18 Thread Roger Weeks
Michal Migurski has build this tool, which is pretty close to what I was tallking about: http://linode.teczno.com/~migurski/tiledrawer/ It builds a map server for you on an EC2 instance or other machine running Ubuntu 11.10. I'm trying it out now, will give more specifics once it's done and

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-18 Thread Matthias Meißer
Am 18.01.2012 20:53, schrieb Roger Weeks: Michal Migurski has build this tool, which is pretty close to what I was tallking about: http://linode.teczno.com/~migurski/tiledrawer/ It builds a map server for you on an EC2 instance or other machine running Ubuntu 11.10. I'm trying it out now, will

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-18 Thread Sajjad Anwar
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 1:23 AM, Roger Weeks ro...@tethr.org wrote: Michal Migurski has build this tool, which is pretty close to what I was tallking about: http://linode.teczno.com/~migurski/tiledrawer/ It builds a map server for you on an EC2 instance or other machine running Ubuntu

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-17 Thread Simon Poole
Am 17.01.2012 06:24, schrieb Roger Weeks: On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM, SomeoneElse li...@mail.atownsend.org.uk mailto:li...@mail.atownsend.org.ukwrote: Who are most people? Are you really saying that most people will build things on static hardware? Especially people who are trying out

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-17 Thread Jukka Rahkonen
Simon Poole wrote: Am 17.01.2012 06:24, schrieb Roger Weeks: On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM, SomeoneElse li...@mail.atownsend.org.uk mailto:li...@mail.atownsend.org.ukwrote: Who are most people? Are you really saying that most people will build things on static hardware? Especially people

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-17 Thread Matthias Meißer
Am 17.01.2012 12:53, schrieb Jukka Rahkonen: ... About 80% of people seem to use Windows and OSM does not offer much for them so I desided to make Super Easy WMS as a Windows installation package. Linux users do not need to get angry, it is possible to install Apache and Mapserver on Linux and

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-16 Thread SomeoneElse
On 12/01/2012 22:10, Ian Dees wrote: During the book sprint last year I put together Richard's blog post and some stuff related to renderd/tirex to create this chapter in the book: http://en.flossmanuals.net/openstreetmap/setting-up-your-own-tile-server/ It should be fairly complete and

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-16 Thread Roger Weeks
Mapnik not being in git is just one of the many issues with this doc. For example, mapnik, if you get the current build from git, won't compile under Ubuntu 10.04. You've got to go back and get an earlier 2.0 version or add a PPA and get packages that other people have created. The libboost

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-16 Thread SomeoneElse
On 16/01/2012 19:16, Roger Weeks wrote: Mapnik not being in git is just one of the many issues with this doc. For example, mapnik, if you get the current build from git, won't compile under Ubuntu 10.04. You've got to go back and get an earlier 2.0 version or add a PPA and get packages that

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-16 Thread Dane Springmeyer
On Jan 16, 2012, at 2:16 PM, Roger Weeks wrote: For example, mapnik, if you get the current build from git, won't compile under Ubuntu 10.04. If you hit what I think you did (https://github.com/mapnik/mapnik/issues/950), this was a hard to reproduce problem, but I think it should be fixed

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-16 Thread Roger Weeks
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 12:03 PM, SomeoneElse li...@mail.atownsend.org.uk wrote: If I was following some documentation that says to use a particular version of something (say, Mapnik 0.7.1) I wouldn't expect to be able to use some random newer version and expect to still be able to follow the

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-15 Thread Sven Geggus
Kai Krueger kakrue...@gmail.com wrote: We should try and get more of the rendering tool stack into the standard repositories of Ubuntu and Feodora. If you convince just one Debian Maintainer to package them they will end up beeing added to Ubuntu sooner or later anyway. Sven -- Ich fürchte

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-13 Thread Richard Fairhurst
Mikel Maron wrote: 1) Clear instructions, at an easily findable address (outside the wiki, which is hard to follow) (anyone register switch2osm.com? or tryosm.org). I've registered switch2osm.org and will be adding content over the next few days. Would the EWG be the place to get this

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-13 Thread Kai Krueger
On 01/-10/-28163 12:59 PM, Mikel Maron wrote: Hi [...] 2) A packaged solution, like a chef recipe, to install everything needed. We should try and get more of the rendering tool stack into the standard repositories of Ubuntu and Feodora. That would probably make it easier to install a tile

[OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Mikel Maron
Hi Over the past couple days, I gave some assistance to someone setting up their own tile infrastructure. They mostly got along on their own, following http://weait.com/content/build-your-own-openstreetmap-server, and picking through the wiki, but they definitely could've had an easier time.

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Ian Dees
During the book sprint last year I put together Richard's blog post and some stuff related to renderd/tirex to create this chapter in the book: http://en.flossmanuals.net/openstreetmap/setting-up-your-own-tile-server/ It should be fairly complete and copy-pasteable. I'd be more than happy to

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Simon Poole
Kais Ubuntu tile server package is really easy to install (one serious caveat there) I don't think it will get a lot simpler than that even with substantially more work. The install instructions are simple and work (again that caveat), what is a bit lacking is post-install documentation

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Matthias Meißer
Am 12.01.2012 23:37, schrieb Matthias Meißer: Am 12.01.2012 23:06, schrieb Mikel Maron: 4) Get easier in contact with local communities/multiplyer/evangelists? But promoting this contacts is quiet hard... Sometimes somebody asks on twitter, sometimes it's only a discussion within the

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Mike N
On 1/12/2012 5:06 PM, Mikel Maron wrote: 2) A packaged solution, like a chef recipe, to install everything needed. FYI - there was this project on last Summer of Code: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Fast_Track_Deployment_of_Customised_OSM_Tile_Server I'm not sure what all would be

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Sajjad Anwar
On Jan 13, 2012 3:37 AM, Mikel Maron mikel_ma...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi Over the past couple days, I gave some assistance to someone setting up their own tile infrastructure. They mostly got along on their own, following http://weait.com/content/build-your-own-openstreetmap-server, and picking

Re: [OSM-dev] helping #switch2osm

2012-01-12 Thread Roger Weeks
Hello I'm the person Mikel was helping (thanks Mikel!) and I joined the list to give my thoughts to this discussion. I think you have a couple of different types of people you may want to think about here. 1. IT/devops I fall into this category. The project I'm working on will require us to