[ gpsdrive ] Latest SVN does not start

Jan-Erik Skata jeskata at gmail.com
Sat May 31 06:47:59 AKDT 2008


On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Guenther Meyer <d.s.e at sordidmusic.com>
wrote:

> Am Freitag 30 Mai 2008 schrieb Jan-Erik Skata:
> > On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Guenther Meyer <d.s.e at sordidmusic.com>
> >
> > wrote:
> > > Am Donnerstag 29 Mai 2008 schrieb Jan-Erik Skata:
> > > > Checked out the sources again today after doing a proper installation
> > > > of mapnik and others, dont know if it is because of that or something
> > > > else. Compiles without problems but gives this when I execute the
> > > > binary:
> > >
> > > what is your "latest" svn version, r1952?
> > > which distribution, which mapnik version?
> > > what is your output if you start with the option -D 11 ?
> >
> > Revision 1953. Distribution is Gentoo, Mapnik version 0.5.1.
> >
> > Starting with -D 11 gives:
> > (lots of read_themed_icon calls)
> >
> > Read 576 POI-Types from geoinfo.db
> > Initializing GUI
> > Check Mapnik config-template: /usr/local/share/gpsdrive/osm-template.xml
> > Check Mapnik config-file: /home/jskata/.gpsdrive/osm.xml
> > Mapnik config-file newer than config-template, NOT regenerating
> >
> datasource_cache::instance()->register_datasources(/usr/lib/mapnik/0.5/inpu
> >t/) terminate called after throwing an instance of
> >
> 'boost::filesystem::basic_filesystem_error<boost::filesystem::basic_path<st
> >d::string, boost::filesystem::path_traits> >'
> >   what():  boost::filesystem::basic_directory_iterator constructor
> > Aborted
>
> mapnik needs some truetype fonts (DejaVuSans.ttf) to work. are they
> installed,
> and where are they installed?
> (the default for debian is /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-dejavu/)
> maybe it helps, if you set the right font path in gpsdriverc with
> mapnik_font_path = YOUR_FONTPATH
>

The font is to be found in /usr/lib/mapnik/fonts, but I dont get a
gpsdriverc file. Should it be in my .gpsdrive directory?
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