[maemo-users] Maemo mapper : 2 questions

From: Karsten Bräckelmann karstenb at openismus.com
Date: Wed Jul 16 20:38:57 EEST 2008
Quoting myself...

On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 19:26 +0200, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 09:20 -0600, Mark wrote:

> > Go to Maps->Manage Repositories...->Cache DB field. You can specify
> > any location to store the maps. You can either type the location
> > directly into the field or "Browse..." to where you want them to be
> > stored. IIRC you'll have to do this for each repository that you've
> > enabled.
> True -- unfortunately, there is no way to just move the entire data dir
> somewhere else.

This is true.

> As a result you can't get rid of the default dir
> altogether, since the POI file will be recreated. AFAIK there is no way
> to move it.

This however, is not. :)

You can actually move the poi.db, too, using gconf-editor (not installed
by default). The relevant GConf key to change:

After changing this path as well, you can move the last remaining file
in the default location just as described for the maps db files, and
delete the now empty Maemo Mapper dir.

Karsten Bräckelmann  -- maemo.org bugmaster

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