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tilestache-list - Man Page

generates list of tiles based on geographic or other criteria


tilestache-list [options] [zoom...]


This manual page documents briefly the tilestache-list command.

tilestache-list generates a list of tiles based on geographic or other criteria.

No images are created and no Tilestache configuration is read, but a list of tile coordinates in Z/X/Y form compatible with tilestache-seed --tile-list output.


   tilestache-list.py -b 52.55 13.28 52.46 13.51 11 12 13

Protip: seed a cache in parallel on 8 CPUs with split and xargs like this:

   tilestache-list.py 12 13 14 15 | split -l 20 - tiles/list-
   ls -1 tiles/list-* | xargs -n1 -P8 tilestache-seed.py -c tilestache.cfg -l osm --tile-list


-b,  --bbox lat lon lat lon

Bounding box in floating point geographic coordinates: south west north east.

-p,  --padding number

Extra margin of tiles to add around bounded area.

--from-mbtiles file

Optional input file for tiles, will be read as an MBTiles 1.1 tileset. See http://mbtiles.org for more information. Overrides --bbox and --padding.


TileStache was written by Michal Migurski <mike@stamen.com>.


Nov 10, 2010