[gdal-dev] gdal2tiles output packed as kmz doesn't load in Google Earth

Kyle Shannon ksshannon at gmail.com
Mon May 17 12:59:22 EDT 2010

You can turn on kml error handling in the Tools->Options under the "General"
tab.  My first guess would be a path issue, but I am not certain.


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Kyle Shannon
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On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Jeffrey Warren <jeff at unterbahn.com> wrote:

> Hi, I'm probably missing something obvious, but I tried packing an output
> directory from gdal2tiles -k (generating the doc.kml) and while the kml
> loads, and all the sub-kmls load (i.e. 11/1401/2322.kml etc.) when I
> compress them into a zip and rename kmz, the images don't load.
> Google Earth doesn't seem to have an error console but it does actually
> follow the doc.kml network links, and finds the sub-kmls. It just doesn't
> find the images.
> Am I missing something? the generated doc.kml uses relative paths and I've
> read the docs...
> anyways the files are here, along with the link to the root doc.kml. Could
> anyone take a look and help me out here?
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/chandeleur-may8-plane.kmz
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/chandeleur-may8-plane/doc.kml
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/may-9-chandeleur-balloon.kmz
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/may-9-chandeleur-balloon/doc.kml
> For reference, these two tilesets also have absolute path .kml files here,
> which load properly in GE:
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/chandeleur-may8-plane.kml
> maps.grassrootsmapping.org/may-9-chandeleur-balloon.kml
> Thanks for any tips/suggestions!
> Best,
> Jeff
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