Navit for QtMoko

Radek Polak psonek2 at
Sun Dec 18 17:25:53 CET 2011

On Sunday 18 December 2011 14:12:45 Guilhem Bonnefille wrote:

> But, the topic seems to need some more work for a better integration.
> When I start navit, nothing occurs on GPS device part: nor power on,
> nor GPSd launch. Did I missed something? Currently I imagine the
> following solutions:
> - use a script shell wrapper around navit to activate device, start
> gpsd and fire navit (and undo all these when navit terminate)
> - insert some specific code in navit for qtmoko, like NeronGPS does
> (directly power on or off from code via
> /sys/devices/platform/gta02-pm-gps.0/power_on)
> This topic brings me an other question: what design for GPS related
> tools? Raw device (like NeronGPS) or GPSd (like currently
> pre-configured navit-qtmoko)?

I think you can configure gpsd to automatically run script which is executed 
when client program connects. It could be e.g. /opt/qtmoko/bin/ 
I havent played with gpsd very much yet. I think i will not work on this until 
i have case for mine GTA02, because i cant test it now...



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