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[mkgmap-dev] Downloading pbf files

From Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com on Tue Feb 21 15:16:07 GMT 2012

Roger Calvert <roger at rogercalvert.me.uk> writes:

> I have found in the last couple of days that Firefox (which updated
> itself recently) tries to open pbf files from the geofabrik depository
> rather than downloading them. Has anyone else noticed this? If so,
> have you found a solution? (A work round is to use Save As, but this
> should not be, and never used to be, necessary.)

My solution is wget.  Or rather, after understanding the directory
layout once with a browser, I have alway used wget, so I didn't notice
the wrong-mime-type issue.

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