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Hi, I am struggling to attempt to get levels 12 to 10 of the standard mapnik displaying the latest changes. Take for example this farmland at

If you zoom in one level you will see it in detail whilst content now over 2 months old is not displayed. I have attempted appending /dirty to the individual tile urls by using to no avail. These are not small changes either so it's not activity is too poor to have it activate a render.

Any ideas please?

asked 20 Apr '17, 15:33

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Ewen Hill
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edited 22 Apr '17, 17:56

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aseerel4c26 ♦

Tile level 12 and higher are only rerendered every few months, so this behaviour is expected.

You can try another OSM renderer, e.g.

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answered 22 Apr '17, 13:59

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thanks! Could you please link to a source of the "every few months" for 12+ zoom levels fact - if possible? I have in my mind that lower zoom levels are done by batch jobs, too - but do not know the source currently.

(22 Apr '17, 17:57) aseerel4c26 ♦

I don't have a source, just experience.

I found this confirming my own experiences too:

(22 Apr '17, 18:38) ff5722

As far as I know (which is very little I admit) zoom levels up to 12 are updated at every new stylesheet release; usual timing is once every 1/2 months at least, but there's some technical issue right now:

(23 Apr '17, 12:06) Alecs01

You might have got unlucky and sent the re-render requests when the queue was too full and the request got dropped. shows for example:

Tile is clean. Last rendered at Thu Feb 02 01:26:18 2017. Last accessed at Thu Apr 20 04:40:38 2017. Stored in file:///srv/

I did wonder if perhaps zoom levels 12 and under are handled differently maybe, but the wiki example I found suggesting adding /dirty used zoom level 7.

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answered 20 Apr '17, 17:33

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