On the 16th March, 3 weeks ago, I added a load of roads in the region of http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.9403&lon=-6.2715&zoom=12&layers=M , and they were rendered in reasonable time in all appropriate zoom levels except level 12, which still has not been rendered. Could this be due to a fault somewhere in the system, or am I just being impatient?

Thanks.

asked 06 Apr '11, 10:31

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No, that does not sound normal. Max a day or two I guess, but then something is probably wrong. Normally my edits show up within a bunch of hours.

First I had a hard time to see the problem because different zoom levels carry different amount of details, but here is a link to a road that is not visible in level 12 (but in the adjacent zoom levels) and its edited Mars 16th by you:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.9403&lon=-6.2715&zoom=12&layers=M&way=104384066

Hopefully someone here has an explanation.

(06 Apr '11, 11:00) gnurk

The roads in question are centred around the coordinate given; in the village of Rathdrum and in the (previously-) blank area north-west of the village, including the one you mentioned. Thanks.

(06 Apr '11, 11:06) tongro

I'd suggest looking at this question and answer, about what happens when the queue is full and how to check the status of a tile and/or add it to the render queue:

http://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/178/how-often-does-the-main-mapnik-map-get-updated

For example, this tile is one of the ones missing your roads:

http://tile.openstreetmap.org/12/1976/1335.png

and

http://tile.openstreetmap.org/12/1976/1335.png/status

shows it was last rendered on 5th March.

The queue is full as I type (and has been often lately)

http://munin.openstreetmap.org/openstreetmap/yevaud.openstreetmap/index.html#renderd

but I have tried

http://tile.openstreetmap.org/12/1976/1335.png/dirty

to add it to the queue so it may re-render shortly if you are lucky.

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answered 06 Apr '11, 11:11

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OK, thanks, that's very informative. However, I'd wonder about the sanity of the algorithm when a particular zoom-level sits in the queue for weeks while adjacent levels appear to get rendered quite promptly.

(06 Apr '11, 13:28) tongro

Patches welcome!

(06 Apr '11, 14:04) Richard ♦
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