fso bug/oddity

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at openmoko.org
Wed Sep 17 17:35:38 CEST 2008

Am Wednesday 17 September 2008 16:16:43 schrieb Tilman Baumann:
> Tilman Baumann wrote:
> > dbus is getting flodded by org.freedesktop.Gypsy.Time.TimeChanged,
> > org.freedesktop.Gypsy.Satellite.SatellitesChanged and
> > org.freedesktop.Gypsy.Time.TimeChanged signals.
> > But GPS is off.
> >
> > I think neither of the events makes sense in this case and wastes cycles.
> > Probably not good for battery life.
> I just had a look at the fso apis again. And i almost fell of my chair.
> I just found org.freesmartphone.Device.RealtimeClock
> What is wrong with gettimeofday anc co with all it's beauty?

Last time I checked gettimeofday reads from system time. 
org.freesmartphone.Device.RealtimeClock is a dbus interface to program the 
RealtimeClock (sic!).


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