osmium-sort man page

osmium-sort — sort OSM files

Synopsis

osmium sort [OPTIONS] OSM-FILE...

Description

Merges the content of all input files given on the command line and sort the result. Objects are sorted by type, ID, and version.

This works with normal OSM data files, history files, and change files.

Common Options

-h, --help
Show usage help.
-v, --verbose
Set verbose mode. The program will output information about what it is doing to stderr.

Input Options

-F, --input-format=FORMAT
The format of the input file(s). Can be used to set the input format if it can't be autodetected from the file name(s). This will set the format for all input files, there is no way to set the format for some input files only. See osmium-file-formats(5) or the libosmium manual for details.

Output Options

-f, --output-format=FORMAT
The format of the output file. Can be used to set the output file format if it can't be autodetected from the output file name. See osmium-file-formats(5) or the libosmium manual for details.
--fsync
Call fsync after writing the output file to force flushing buffers to disk.
--generator=NAME
The name and version of the program generating the output file. It will be added to the header of the output file. Default is "osmium/" and the version of osmium.
-o, --output=FILE
Name of the output file. Default is '-' (stdout).
-O, --overwrite
Allow an existing output file to be overwritten. Normally osmium will refuse to write over an existing file.
--output-header=OPTION
Add output header option. This option can be given several times. See the libosmium manual for a list of allowed header options.

Diagnostics

osmium sort exits with exit code

0
if everything went alright,
1
if there was an error processing the data, or
2
if there was a problem with the command line arguments.

Memory Usage

osmium sort keeps the contents of all the input files in main memory. This will take roughly 10 times as much memory as the files take on disk in .osm.bz2 or osm.pbf format.

Examples

Sort in.osm.bz2 and write out to sorted.osm.pbf:

osmium sort -o sorted.osm.pbf in.osm.bz2

See Also

·
osmium(1), osmium-file-formats(5)
·
Osmium website (http://osmcode.org/osmium)

Contact

If you have any questions or want to report a bug, please go to http://osmcode.org/contact.html

Authors

Jochen Topf <jochen@topf.org>.

Referenced By

osmium(1).

1.4.1