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[mkgmap-dev] mkgmap can't handle multiple <bounds> elements generated by JOSM

From Mark Burton markb at ordern.com on Sun Jul 5 16:29:37 BST 2009

On Sun, 5 Jul 2009 11:42:03 +0000
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was generating a map of Potsdam with mkgmap from an .osm file which
> I had produced by making multiple API requests in JOSM as no extract
> was available (and XAPI is down).
> This resulted in a JOSM .osm file with multiple bounds elements.
> mkgmap couldn't handle this and clipped the map to one of them
> (presumably the first one) so my generated map showed only a part of
> the area I had data for.
> Maybe multiple <bounds> elements are invalid, or maybe mkgmap should
> handle them. I can't find it on the wiki so you guys figure it out:)
> For reference I'm attaching the changes I made to my .osm file to make
> it work, which consisted of removing all the <bounds> elements.

mkgmap --help=options says:

	When reading OSM files, ignore any "bounds" elements.



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