[OSM-talk] Gosmore problem

Nic Roets nroets at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 18:20:33 GMT 2008

Hi David,

The prepackaged gosmore binaries were built from version 10694. If you
want to create pak files with Linux, checkout that version of from
svn, make and rebuild.

I only want to upgrade the prepackaged binaries and pak file after I
have done all the testing necessary.


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 6:36 PM, David Groom <reviews at pacific-rim.net> wrote:
> Recently I've been having a problem building pak files and transfering them
> to my Windows devices.
> Gosmore on my Linux machines (Ubuntu 8.04 and Xbuntu) works fine.
> Gosmore on my Windows XP & Windows CE machine works fine using the pak files
> supplied from http://nroets.openhost.dk/countries/
> However, recently, if on my Linux machine I build a pak file using my own
> OSM data, and transfer that pak file to the Windows machines the road names
> do not display properly, and I get the following error reported :
> (gosmore.exe:852): Pango-WARNING **: Invalid UTF-8 string passed to
> pango_layout_set_text()
> I had no problems until after October 2008.  Any help would be appreciated.
> Regards
> David
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