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[mkgmap-dev] mkgmap and .img names

From Simon Eugster livin.shadow at gmail.com on Fri Dec 11 20:34:57 GMT 2009

Good evening again,

Problem solved. I'm manually renaming now.


Simon A. Eugster wrote:
> Good evening,
> I'm currently writing a Python script for mkgmap which works on .osm.bz2 
> files. It stores the Country Name and Abbreviation for each file, and runs 
> tile-splitter and mkgmap to create a Garmin gmapsupp.img.
> Now I've got a problem. I would like to skip files that already have been 
> processed to a .img file so that, if you want to create a gmapsupp.img 
> containing Switzerland and Germany and then one containing Switzerland only 
> you don't need to re-process the whole Switzerland file. For that it would 
>   simplify my work very much if mkgmap accepted
> * either multiple files with the same name but different path, like
>    switzerland/00000000.img
>    germany/00000000.img
> * or files with non-8-digit file names like
>    switzerland/switzerland.img
>    germany/germany.img
> This should not be a hard thing to do, as far as I see, right? If necessary 
> (like if putting multiple .img files into one gmapsupp.img requires the 
> source .img files to have different file names) mkgmap should be able to 
> rename the .img files internally.
> Greetings from Switzerland,
> Simon
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