tango and the missing map tiles

Helge Hafting helge.hafting at hist.no
Mon Jun 29 15:23:47 CEST 2009

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:08:54PM +1200, Robin Paulson wrote:
>> 2009/6/25 Tim Abell <tim at timwise.co.uk>:
>>> I've found that if tango doesn't have a working net connection available
>>> when you pan around it will generate empty files for the map images and
>>> then never attempt to re-download them leaving nasty gaps in your coverage.
> [snip}
>>> Feel free to stick this on the wiki or something. I don't know if this
>>> needs a bug report.
>    IMHO it does.
>> will yaouh perform a similar task? i assume even though they are
>> blank, they will have a date and time, thus when yaouh is run, it will
>> see they are old/the hash is wrong, and replace them?
>    No, Yaouh! (version 0.5.1) doesn't update empty map tiles.

Strange - the hash for an empty file will be wrong. Maybe yaouh gives up 
when nothing can be read from the file. In that case, consider making a 
script that copies some particular tile (or other png image) over any 
size=0 file. Yaouh will then notice the wrong hash and fix it.

Helge Hafting

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