[mkgmap-dev] How does cgpsmapper / cpreview workFrom Felix Hartmann extremecarver at gmail.com on Wed Jan 19 22:00:23 GMT 2011
On 19.01.2011 22:36, WanMil wrote: >> Just as I don't want to post this in other threads as O.T. here seems to >> be the bext explications on how cpreview works (and why mkgmap maps are >> unsuitable for further processing to create an index using cpreview). >> >> http://pkmaps.freeforums.org/compiling-a-garmin-img-map-using-cgpsmapper-ver-95-above-t63.html >> >> >> >> As you can read, cpreview needs an idx file created by cgpsmapper (and >> cgpsmapper needs properly prepared maps by gpsmapedit, it does not have >> any "intelligent" function to create an address search from scratch as >> does mkgmap). We cannot use cpreview on osm map data for address search. >> >> The only thing I could image for testing is asking Malsingmaps authours >> or someone else if he could give us both a proper mp ready to be handled >> by cgpsmapper professional version, and the finished outcome. Maybe on >> could use mapcenter2 for this too ( if we had a proper mp to start >> with). > > Thanks Felix, > > I was also wondering how the cpreview tool might be used. But your > investigation answered my questions. > > Did someone try the free cgpsmapper 0100 version? I think it does not > create the .idx file? > > I tried to create mp files by running osm2mp. I installed it on Ubuntu > but I got several perl errors... > > WanMil > As far as I understood, only mapcenter2 is a free alternative that one can use. However http://mapcenter2.cgpsmapper.com/ is down since quite a few month. Or someone got a working link?
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