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I've duplicated some objects by mistake, and then I reverted my mistake, but the tile showing it remains even though days have passed.

I've submitted the tile for rendering by adding /dirty to its url, but that doesn't seem to work. The tile's URL is https://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/17/72908/42319.png, it is visible only at one zoom level. The location affected is here: http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/53.61837/20.25000

Please let me know if I can do anything else to fix this.

asked 01 Feb '17, 20:56

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OK, I'm going to reply to my own question as I found a solution.

The tile's address starts with a.tile.openstreetmap.org. After I changed the address and I opened http://b.tile.openstreetmap.org/17/72908/42319.png/dirty and then http://b.tile.openstreetmap.org/17/72908/42319.png/ditry the tile finally was rendered.

I think there is an issue with that server hiding under a. Once I submitted the tile though one of other servers it started working.

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answered 01 Feb '17, 21:05

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Flagging a tile as "dirty" doesn't immediately trigger a re-rendering. Depending on the zoom level and the current tile server load this can take quite a while.

(02 Feb '17, 08:02) scai ♦

Hmm, yes I saw this mentioned in few places, but how long is "a while"? I waited 3 days and the old tile was still there. Also when queried with the /status the server was claiming the tile is not dirty but clean despite it being submitted for rendering...

It looks like a bug.

(02 Feb '17, 12:31) LukaszME

"a while" depends on how busy the server is. If you absolutely want to have up to date tiles and not wait for OSM's, I'd suggest running your own tile server.

(02 Feb '17, 12:36) SomeoneElse ♦
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