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[mkgmap-dev] style file reader patch

From Gerd Petermann GPetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com on Wed Jan 18 13:51:31 GMT 2017

Hi Mike,

I am not able to reproduce the problem. I've added the line to the default style points file
and mkgmap doesn't complain about it.
My editor (PSPad) "says" that the points file is a utf-8 encoded unix  file, a hex editor shows no BOM.


Von: mkgmap-dev <mkgmap-dev-bounces at lists.mkgmap.org.uk> im Auftrag von Mike Baggaley <mike at tvage.co.uk>
Gesendet: Samstag, 14. Januar 2017 23:21:22
An: mkgmap-dev at lists.mkgmap.org.uk
Betreff: [mkgmap-dev] style file reader patch

Hi Gerd, I have found that the style file reader does handle non ASCII
characters properly. With the following line in my points file:

amenity=cafe & name~'[Cc]af[eé]' {echotags 'Description as name'; delete

I get an error:

Error in style : error : (points:142): Bad character in input, file probably
not in utf-8

This happens whether or not I save the points file as UTF-8.

The attached patch fixes the problem.

Can you please try it and commit if it is OK (you may want to change the


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