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[mkgmap-dev] Fwd: Strange effect with --ignore-osm-bounds

From Johann Gail johann.gail at gmx.de on Sun Jan 9 22:37:00 GMT 2011

>> I use it for test maps that I generate from JOSM files. In such files
>> there are tons of osmbounds and IIRC mkgmap only uses one of them
>> (first, last?) and the rest of the data gets thrown out. In that case I
>> use ignore-osm-bound to ensure all data is used in the map.
> Indeed I realise that and the option exists for that reason, but 
> wouldn't it be better if it just combined the bounds automatically if 
> there was more than one?
 From the view of the user it would be better. But maybe not from the 
view of the programmer...

I remember looking through the code a year ago. I had some similar 
thoughts. My final destination would have been polygonal bounds, but I 
have never started working on this.


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