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[mkgmap-dev] New splitter version, big memory savings

From Paul Ortyl ortylp at 3miasto.net.pl on Thu Sep 3 13:18:43 BST 2009

2009/9/3 Chris Miller <chris.miller at kbcfp.com>:
> I've just checked in a new version of the splitter (r84) that requires far
> less memory and also performs slightly better during the first stage of the
> split. As an example, it used to take about a 5GB heap to generate areas.list
> for the whole planet, but now only takes around 300MB(!). An additional advantage
> is that as the planet grows in size and complexity going forwards, the memory
> required during the first stage will not increase.

Impressive!  Many, many thanks for the effort.  I'll test it on weekend.


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