[OSM-talk-ie] Practicalities and philosophies
paul at cunnane.net
Sun Apr 27 12:19:33 BST 2008
On Sat, 2008-04-26 at 13:12 +0100, Dermot McNally wrote:
> Bummer. But rest assured, this can be done. So far, you've mentioned
> only Linux - but if you happen also to have a Windows box somewhere,
> you can also do this with Mapsource or (apparently) something called
> sendmap. In fact sendmap will also run under WINE. Don't know how your
> German is, but you'll see some command lines here:
> (these ones include a TYP file, so you'd probably want to RTFM to find
> out how you should run it).
I'll try sendmap with WINE. I have a Windows dual boot on the laptop for
emergencies, but I can't find my copy of MapSource.
> Have you tried GPSBabel? It claims to be able to talk
> Garmin native protocol over USB (has for me), so maybe you'll be in
> luck there.
Yup, with a useful pointer from James.
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