Newer Navit [was: geocaching with tangoGPS on FR]
kazer at altern.org
Sat Dec 13 11:20:46 CET 2008
Hi Treviño, and thanks for your feedback
Marco Trevisan (Treviño) a écrit :
> I've to say that the newer package you made is really faster when
> loading my maps on launch, also if it doesn't seem to include the fix
> posted months ago here (to redraw the map only after each drag as
> TangoGPS does)
In fact it does (since rev 1569), but it's not enabled by default.
Try adding drag_bitmap="1" to the navit tag (like recent_dest).
I agree that it should get more advertising, because it's a very useful
patch (thanks again Florian for that).
It's not enabled by default because it's not yet supported by every
graphics drivers (e.g. : on wince).
I'll add a comment in the xml file for that, and we'll probably enable
it by default on the opkg build.
> and it doesn't include a wrapper script with:
> echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory
Yes, indeed. i ran into the same issue, and without it you can't load
> Finally I've seen this screenshot  in scap, is this an EFL
> implementation of Navit? It seems to use the enlightenment toolkit both
> for the buttons and for the map rendering (better than the GPS from what
> I can see there). Have you some informations about this shot? :P
Yes, it's a work in progress by 'quickdev'. But there is still a lot of
work to be done :)
> Anyway thanks for the work done in Navit, it's really a great project!
I'll have a deeper look at the other points of your mail.
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