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[mkgmap-dev] generating *.tdb from *.img

From Gour gour at mail.inet.hr on Wed Nov 19 11:41:13 GMT 2008

>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Ratcliffe <steve at parabola.demon.co.uk> writes:

Steve> Hey, well welcome to the list...


Steve> It will create a tdb file out of several .img files, in fact you
Steve> can put any mixture of .osm or .img files on the one command line
Steve> and it will first create the .img files from the .osm files and
Steve> then create the .tdb file and then the gmapsupp.img file if you
Steve> asked for it.

Cool. I supposed it can do it, but the problem was some bug in
QlandkarteGT that it reported some error after loading and I couldn't
see anything (it's supposedly fixed in trunk).

Steve> It doesn't however split a gmapsupp.img into the individual files
Steve> that created it.  It would be possible to do that using the code
Steve> in the imgfmt package quite easily.  

Well, it's not so important considering that one can usually get *.img

Steve> The gmapsupp is just like an archive that contains many files.
Steve> Each file has a name that is 8 characters (usually digits) and a
Steve> three letter extension.  All you have to do is extract those
Steve> sub-files, collect together files that share the same numeric
Steve> base name and for each set of files write them to a new .img
Steve> file.

If someone can write it, it can be nice add-on ;)



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