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[mkgmap-dev] How to debug: IE instead of IRL

From Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at suse.de on Tue Dec 6 15:35:45 GMT 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, WanMil wrote:

> > On Mon, Nov 28, WanMil wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Thorsten,
> >>
> >> I've observed such a problem once although I cannot fully adapt it to
> >> your problem. Anyhow I'll describe what happens in mkgmap so you might
> >> have an idea yourself?!
> >
> >> What might have happened in your case is:
> >> 1. You have used different name-tag-list values for different tiles (is
> >> that possible? I should know but I am unsure...). Anyhow the country
> >> abbreviation should be the same because it is always taken from the
> >> LocatorConfig.xml.
> >
> > No, I don't use different name-tag-list values for different tiles.
> > And meanwhile I found out that the country abbreviation is always
> > the one from "--country-abbr=XYZ", independent of which value is
> > specified here. Since the island Ireland consists of two countrys,
> > the value is always wrong for both states. Between, only the
> > country Ireland is wrong, North-Irland is always correct.
> I am not sure if I understand you correct: Northern Ireland is always 
> correct (which means abbrevation is GBR) whereas Republic of Ireland is 
> always incorrect (which means abbreveation is the value of 
> --country-abbr). Did you mean that?
> Anyhow you provided two error messages as examples. Both are located in 
> the country Republic of Ireland.
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/46605658 
> [...,mkgmap:admin_level2=IE,mkgmap:country=IE]
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/106590397 
> [...,mkgmap:admin_level2=IRL,mkgmap:country=IRL]
> The first way shows the problem very good. The mkgmap:admin_level2 tag 
> is set to IE, so there must be a precompiled boundary with the tags 
> admin_level=2 and nameXXX=IE where nameXXX is one of the tags set by 
> name-tag-list. I have searched the precompiled bounds of Oct 16th (you 
> are using them?) but I couldn't find such a boundary so far. So at the 
> moment I have no idea about the problem...

Was revision 2133 to be supposed to fix this? Anyhow, with r2133 it is
now working fine for me.


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