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[mkgmap-dev] Sending multiple maps to gps

From charlie at cferrero.net charlie at cferrero.net on Wed Oct 7 11:53:29 BST 2009

Quoting Steve Ratcliffe <steve at parabola.me.uk>:

> Hi
>>> In my case both maps are shown as "family name" "[1] OSM street map"
>>> although they were built with different parameters
>>> Cheers
>>> Carlos
>> Have you tried using sendmap instead (to create the single   
>> gmapsupp.img file)?
> This has come up a lot recently, and we should have a go at fixing it.
> I wasn't previously aware that you could send down maps in different
> families into the one gmapsupp.
> The MPS file that gets inserted into the gmapsupp has fields for
> family and product ids for each map, so I am guessing it is as simple
> as setting those correctly.
> ..Steve
 From what I've gleaned from this list, if you create a mapset with  
multiple layers, each layer *has* to have a different Family ID.

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