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[mkgmap-dev] Feature request: accept osm data from stdin

From Lambertus osm at na1400.info on Tue Nov 2 09:35:57 GMT 2010

On 2010-11-02 10:28, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 10:22:33AM +0100, Lambertus wrote:
>> Would it be possible that Mkgmap supports reading the OSM data from
>> stdin? Splitter is capable of doing so and it would eliminate the need
>> for a temporary file if Mkgmap could do so too.
> If you are using a unix-like system, --input-file=/dev/stdin or
> /dev/fd/0 could be a feasible workaround. It generally works for
> programs that do not attempt to seek (or rewind) the input file.
Yes, I use Linux, so that might work then. Thanks!

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