Newer Navit [was: geocaching with tangoGPS on FR]
dlstal2 at uky.edu
Sat Dec 13 19:35:34 CET 2008
Where could we find this new package? Is it the one linked to on the
wiki? I'd like to try it out on my debian install.
On Sat, 2008-12-13 at 05:20 -0500, KaZeR wrote:
> Hi Trevio, and thanks for your feedback
> Marco Trevisan (Trevio) a crit :
> > 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
> streets files.
> > 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!
> Thank you!
> I'll have a deeper look at the other points of your mail.
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