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[mkgmap-dev] how to use geonames-file option?

From Felix Hartmann extremecarver at googlemail.com on Tue Nov 3 10:37:10 GMT 2009

Chris Miller wrote:
> Hi Felix,
> I've been away from splitter/mkgmap for a while so I may be wrong, but last 
> I recall support for kml files was on the todo list for mkgmap but hadn't 
> been implemented yet(?). If mkgmap does support kml files, perhaps it doesn't 
> process the <description> tag correctly? What happens if you try running 
> mkgmap with areas.list instead of a kml file?
> Chris
the information from the cities15000 is not added to areas.list, 
therefore this does not help...

Maybe instead of adding kml support to mkgmap, splitter should output in 
a format compatible to mkgmap using "-c"

Anyhow thanks for answering (and clearing up my question) that currently 
this does not work automatically.
> FH> Now I would like that the file testkml is used to determine
> FH> input-filefor mkgmap and set the area name (if country-abbr is set
> FH> also that isfine too as it is present in the kml file). No matter
> FH> what options Igive testkml is not used. Am I trying to do something
> FH> which is notpossible yet, or am I overlooking something (If I just
> FH> feed mkgmapusing the splittet files, output is indifferent whether
> FH> or not I amusing the geonames-file option on splitter)?
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