[Tango-GPS] Map bulk download?

Ed Kapitein ed at kapitein.org
Mon Jan 26 16:14:19 CET 2009


You know that the packages are available at
http://download.navit-project.org/navit/openmoko/svn/ ?

Kind regards,

On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 16:07 +0100, Christ van Willegen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:46 PM, arne anka <openmoko at ginguppin.de> wrote:
> >> You mentioned navit in your posting, so I assume you're already using
> >> it to draw OSM maps on the FreeRunner, that's why I asked.
> >
> > ah, ok.
> > well, yes, i have both installed, but imo tangogps is faster and more
> > usable for general orientation, while navit focuses on guiding. at least
> > that's my idea of the differences between both.
> Yes, tangoGPS draws faster, but has 'less to do' than Navit.
> I'll try getting navit built on my home PC, which would enable me to
> update navit a bit faster. I'm currently looking into making it
> faster, and I've been told that lots of floating point calculations
> have been taken out around Christmas time. So, if the 'maintainers'
> would re-build navit, it would be lots faster (I think). Problem is,
> the maintainers are listed as 'angstrom_developers', so there's
> probably a problem poking them :-)
> > and anyway, it is not a question of opposition but of improvement for
> > tangogps. i once tried to download only the tiles for decent zooming of my
> > town and it took morer space than navit's bin for the whole of the the eu.
> Yes, tiles take a lot more space, but rendering is nicer and quicker.
> It's one way or the other, unfortunately!
> I'll do my best getting navit to (cross) build, so that I can
> distribute an .ipk file...
> Christ van Willegen

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