[ gpsdrive ] Cannot add a waypoint to $HOME/.gpsdrive/way.txt

Guenther Meyer d.s.e at sordidmusic.com
Sat Sep 22 23:33:31 AKDT 2007


Am Donnerstag 20 September 2007 schrieb Thomas Schönhütl:
> Hello,
>
> > Am Donnerstag 20 September 2007 18:57 schrieb Thomas Schönhütl:
> >> I try to add a waypoint via "y" in the map. The new waypoint is shown in
> >> the map, but there is no entry in the file way.txt.
> >
> > maybe the waypoints are stored into another file?
>
> No, there is no other file, just way.txt which is recognized in the
> right way.
>
> >> This is the message in a konsole (appears at the moment I click OK to
> >> store a new waypoint):
> >>
> >> get_poitype_tree: File /usr/local/share/map-icons/icons.xml not found!
> >
> > hmm, seems the icons.xml file is missing too. is ist installed somewhere
> > else, or don't you have that file?
>
> I think this file is not here.
>
hmm, it seems not to be inside the current package...

> Yes. The real path is in .gpsdrive/gpsdriverc stored. The way.txt is
> loaded as you can see in the log, but at the moment the new waypoint
> should be stored, the file
>
> /home/slack/.gpsdrive//home/slack/.gpsdrive/way.txt
>
> cannot be found. I think here the system is searching the wrong path, a
>
> /home/slack/.gpsdrive/way.txt
>
> should be ok.
>
I can remember, weh had this issue some time ago, but in the current versions 
this problem should be fixed. 

can you please attach your gpsdriverc?
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