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I was just going through the following tutorial HERE.

I have extracted all the files succesfully using the below commands:

cd ~/Desktop/pgrouting-workshop/
tar -xvzf data.tar.

But when i run the following command:

osm2pgrouting -file "data/sampledata.osm" \
                          -conf "/usr/share/osm2pgrouting/mapconfig.xml" \
                          -dbname pgrouting-workshop \
                          -user user \
  -host localhost \
                          -clean

I get an error as follows:

unknown parameter:  -conf

What am i doing wrong ??

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Are you using the master or develop branch of osm2pgrouting, I notice the help is a little different between the two.

I'm using the develop branch and it has these instructions:

-c [ --conf ] arg (=/usr/share/osm2pgrouting/mapconfig.xml)

Full instructions:

Allowed options:

Help:
  --help                Produce help message for this version.

General:
  -f [ --file ] arg                     Name of your osm file (Required).
  -c [ --conf ] arg (=/usr/share/osm2pgrouting/mapconfig.xml)
                                        Name of your configuration xml file.
  --prefix arg (=planet_)               Prefix added at the beginning of table 
                                        names.
  --suffix arg                          Suffix added at the end of table names.
  -s [ --skipnodes ] arg (=1)           When ture: dont import the node table.
  --clean arg (=0)                      When true: Drop previously created 
                                        tables.

Database options:
  -d [ --dbname ] arg            Name of your database (Required).
  -u [ --user ] arg (=mapas)     Name of the user, which have write access to 
                                 the database.
  -h [ --host ] arg (=localhost) Host of your postgresql database.
  -p [ --db_port ] arg (=5432)   db_port of your database.
  --passwd arg                   Password for database access.

So you would need to do this:

-c "path/here"

or what I do

--conf="path/here"

  • Confirmed with pgRouting folks -- the tutorials is based on osm2pgrouting older version, but looks like you are using the newer version. So follow the new instructions. – LR1234567 Sep 7 '15 at 22:41

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