[DebianGIS-dev] maps / coastline files within Debian

Bernd Zeimetz bernd at bzed.de
Thu Jul 2 10:10:31 UTC 2009

Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 10:12:02PM +0100, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
>> Does anyone know this code? It appears as though the gmt-coast-low is  
>> not sufficient for zyGrib and magics++,
>> and I'm not familiar with the history of "gmt" beyond the README.  Any  
>> ideas or recommendations as to how to proceed?
> Just for note, the downloading script can be used in non interactive
> way so a debconf based postinst step to download at installation 
> (or any later) time the required files could be considered. I'm too 
> lazy to provide that myself, but a patch for that could be considered for 
> the gmt data package could be useful. 
> That said, the whole arch-indep 
> data set is probably much less a concerning for storage of some years
> ago, but that could be confirmed only by ftp-masters and mirror
> maintainers. There were some discussions in the past about a data
> providing infrastructure, but I missed the whole thread conclusion
> (if any).

We're still waiting for the necessary hardware (mainly: storage) to be sponsored...

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