[mkgmap-dev] indexing stuffFrom Carlos Dávila cdavilam at jemila.jazztel.es on Fri Nov 6 13:34:19 GMT 2009
Du Plessis, Bennie escribió: > > -----Original Message----- > From: Valentijn Sessink [mailto:valentyn at blub.net] > Sent: 05 November 2009 17:43 PM > To: Development list for mkgmap > Subject: [mkgmap-dev] indexing stuff > > > > Hello list, > > > > I tried the indexing stuff for the first time. It does work a little > > bit: it will find the location of streets if I select them from the list > > of all streets. However, I can't seem to search for streets or cities. > > Also, the country of all these is "country" and in the list of cities, > > there is an "ABC" behind the names - could that be a hard coded state > name? > > > > (I suppose the above is just how it works now and nothing to worry about). > > > > Best regards, > > > > Valentijn > > ----------------------------- > > Hi Valentijn, > > > > No, I don't think this is just how it works now. > > I get the impression that some people has fully functional address > search on their devices? Someone please confirm. > > > > For myself address search is still not available on the device. > > I have tried Felix' mtb maps of my area, and the problem remains. So I > don't think my compiling methods (options used) is to blame. > > Possibilities are: > > 1) Not all devices can cope with -–index. > > I use Nuvi200W, someone had exact same complain using Nuvi250 "Device > asks for province/state and can't find any" > Similar in nuvi 300, but only asks for state > > Problem is that with the original Garmin map my device ask for > country, and then city- never province > > 2) OSM input data insufficient. Maybe there is no address data > in the file and that might be what is required? > > I see a lot of "fix my address" labels that I can't find in the OSM > data, so might be generated by mkgmap? > Yes, that is added by mkgmap to all POI's lacking address information. It's just a message to the user to complete that information.
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