[openBmap] GSM/GPS logger 0.4.0 is out!

Tony Berth tonyberth at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 24 12:19:47 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 9:59 PM, Onen <onen.om at free.fr> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> comments from people have been used to build a new graphical interface!
> I hope you will like it! The list of changes can be found below...
> Thanks to mrmoku, Stefan Schmidt, and Sebastian Reichel, the packages
> are available in SHR, FSO, Debian, etc feeds.
> opkg|apt-get install openbmap-logger !
> ========
> The purpose of this software is to log GSM data, together with
> GPS coordinate. This data are sent to the website (www.openbmap.org),
> in order to build a free database.
> Possible uses of this database:
> * get your location based on the current GSM cell you are connected to.
> (GPS needs extra power to function, GSM is always on. Less precise
> than GPS, but enough for a lot of usages. Instant location, GPS
> needs time to get a fix.)
> * speed up GPS first time to fix by providing the location based
> on GSM data
> * etc.
> =======================
> * New graphical interface!
> * Glade file path not hardcoded anymore.
> * Application logging level now in config file.
> * Added cells seen statistics.
> * Details in CHANGELOG.
> =======================
> The version number 0.3.3 has been used in logs uploaded to the server.
> It was meant as a testing number for version 0.4.0 only.
> ========
> * Please note that if you have your .openBmap folder located on your uSD
> card, setting the application logging output level to debug seems to
> make the logger take too much time for looping, thus rejecting the logs.
> By default, the level is set to info, and works well.
> * Note that the application refused to launch after an upgrade of SHR.
> This was because the GSM resource was not enabled. That means I had no
> working GSM anyway. Try rebooting ;-)
> Onen


what's the difference to 'cellhunter'?


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