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[mkgmap-dev] What's the meaning of the 'has no region' warnings?

From GerdP gpetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com on Wed Aug 12 11:27:05 BST 2015

Hi Carlos,

that's exactly the point that I don't understand. When
WanMil added the code for the bounds option
he changed the code around this exit handling a little
bit, but he kept the behaviour regarding the region.


Carlos Dávila-2 wrote
> OK, but shouldn't region be set by mkgmap from bounds information?
> El 12/08/15 a las 11:14, Gerd Petermann escribió:
>> Hi Carlos,
>> I am not sure if this is an error in mkgmap or not.
>> If you do what the message says, e.g. using --region-name=xyz,
>> the message disappears, but I am not sure about the side
>> effects and why mkgmap doesn't use a default value.
>> The message is produced by code that handles motorway-exit nodes,
>> they are stored in some index structures, I have no idea why.
>> I guess some devices allow (or allowed) to search for exits?
>> @Steve: The code was introduced with r984 and it used the default
>> region to create a label instead of first checking the nodes' region 
>> attribute.
>> I don't understand that.
>> Gerd
>> > Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:50:01 +0200
>> > From: 

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>> > Subject: [mkgmap-dev] What's the meaning of the 'has no region' 
>> warnings?
>> >
>> > What is supposed to be wrong regarding warnings of type '(MapBuilder):
>> > 55114001.o5m: Highway EX-A2 has no region (define a default region to
>> > zap this warning)'
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