Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#9622 closed defect (invalid)

GPX "Save As" saves tracks multiple times

Reported by: OpenBrian Owned by: team
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Core Version:
Keywords: GPX Cc:


I downloaded a large box from the DC metro area, including this trace The name of that trace is The name of this trace is I only downloaded GPS traces, no OSM map data.

I clicked on the layer and clicked "Save As". Then i searched for in this GPX file. It appears 49 times. In fact many of the traces appear multiple times.

$ grep '<name>' dc.gpx | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn | head -20

49 <name></name>
12 <name></name>

6 <name>blob</name>
6 <name>20120222.gpx</name>
4 <name>Wakefield.gpx</name>
4 <name>activity_322050329.gpx</name>
3 <name>CCT.gpx</name>
2 <name>DCPortland_ORJ_driving_Nuvi_2012.gpx</name>
2 <name>CCT_to_Laurel_Hill_and_Fountainhead.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_84652645.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_76715548.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_64429746.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_61710589.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_370945442.gpx</name>
2 <name>activity_322954420.gpx</name>
2 <name>2_27_2010_6_07_42_PM_history.gpx</name>
2 <name>20120311.gpx</name>
2 <name>20090801.gpx</name>
1 <name></name>
1 <name>track_20120913_154749_home_barnes_teeter_home.gpx</name>

I can attach a file if needed. It's 47MB.

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

Milestone: 14.02

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

Milestone: 14.02
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

That's because this user originally uploaded his tracks as separate GPX files, see

We cannot guess all these tracks are in fact segments of the same track. He should have sent a clean file.

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