[debian] navit: how good is the debian package?

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Tue Aug 18 22:26:03 CEST 2009

did anyone test the navit packages available from plain debian?
how fats are they and how good do they work?

am not really ahppy with the dependencies on garmin (how many people  
actually use garmin maps?), speech, python bindings and most of all  
mdbtools (who uses access files with navit?).
additionally, i am not really able to figure out the level of optimization  
(like floating point and CCFLAGS="-march=armv4t -mtune=arm920t").

the package i built by myself (http://ginguppin.de/node/26) is rather fast  
and responsive, but still 0.1.0 while debian already has 0.1.1 and a  
navit.xml with some new stuff, i like (the different vehicles for car,  
bike, and so on).
so, if anybody has experiences to share?

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