[OSM-dev] mapnik

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri May 1 12:34:00 BST 2009

On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 16:31 +1000, Mohamad Ali wrote:
> Hi guys
> I have this situation:
> user at pc1:~$ cd mapnik
> user at pc1:~/mapnik$ source set-mapnik-env
>  nothing happen on the screen

That is normal

> ./customize-mapnik-map >$MAPNIK_MAP_FILE
> nothing happen on the screen

That is normal.

> sudo ./customize-mapnik-map >$MAPNIK_MAP_FILE

The "sudo" is not required and will cause this to fail because you are
running the command as the "wrong" user.

> Use of uninitialized value $ENV{"MAPNIK_DBPORT"} in string eq
> at ./customize-mapnik-map line 34, <IN> line 7008.
[ ... and more errors ]

See?  ;-)

> is it normal all of this?

Yes.  Do the first two, to set the environment variables and prepare to
run either generate_image.py or generate_tiles.py

Best regards,

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