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[mkgmap-dev] Strange request with later versions of mkgmap

From Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com on Sun Oct 17 20:08:55 BST 2010

Marko Mäkelä <marko.makela at iki.fi> writes:

> On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 02:15:55PM +0100, charlie at cferrero.net wrote:
>>Are you sure that the GPS won't try to route even when there is no 
>>routing info in the map?  I've got a vague memory (back when I didn't 
>>know how to create a routable map) that my GPS still offered the option 
>>to route to a POI even without routing info.
> Me too. Initially (early 2009) I built some maps without routing, and 
> the Edge 705 would route along some really strange lines that did not 
> seem to align with any map features.

That's probably routing using the basemap.  My etrex vista hcx does that
when it can't figure out a route (usually when I'm on a highway that's
messed up in OSM).
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