[Om2008.9] GPS && pre-fetching maps from openstreetmap.org

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 20:39:21 CET 2008

2008/10/30 Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de>:
> Is there somehow I structured way to pre-fetch maps without using
> tangoGPS and go virtually to the area and walking around there on the
> touch pad? I mean, can I say "I wanna have the area with the coordinates
> X1-X2-X3-X4 and store them with zoom level NN" into /media/card/osm"?
> The reason I'm asking: I will go to Cuba in some weeks, being offline
> there, but it would be nice having the maps with me. Thx

yes, there's a perl script in the svn at openstreetmap for doing exactly this:


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