GPS logger / field data collection
neilb at suse.de
Tue Aug 19 02:54:36 CEST 2008
On Monday August 18, ml at e4net.com wrote:
> I was kind of surprised that gpsd didn't give me a simple way to just get the current location, I
> had to capture 5 sentences to do that simple thing, but what I really wanted was to simply get the
> last known lat and long I was at. With the data logger I can presumably do that by getting the last
> entry of the log.
from the man page for gpsd
Returns the current position in the form "P=%f %f"; numbers are in
degrees, latitude first.
$ telnet tangogps.org gpsd
Connected to tangogps.org.
Escape character is '^]'.
43 degrees north, 7 east.
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