QtGps for Trolltechs Qtopia

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Sat Aug 23 07:17:57 CEST 2008

Jim Morris wrote:
> Lorn Potter wrote:
>> Jim Morris wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I ported the xgps program from the gpsd dist, to Qtopia (Trolltechs) 
>>> as there was no GPS there yet and of course no X11 programs run on it.
>>> It is still a bit crude, but it works, and lets you at least see if 
>>> your GPS works or not :)
>>> It is for testing like the OM one was for.
>>> Attached is the source and binary, if you have Qtopia, just copy the 
>>> binary qtgps to your FR, and run it from the file manager or 
>>> terminal. (I'll figure out how to package it soon).
>> no attachment, mate!
> Yea it turns out if you add an attachment it goes for moderator approval.
> It can be downloaded from here...
> http://blog.wolfman.com/files/qtgps.tar.gz
> Hey Lorn I'd be really interested in your opinion of the code, as my Qt 
> programming is very rusty.
> One thing I was going to do was run the gps code in a thread so the UI 
> comes up faster.

One thing you could try, is only setupUi in the constructor, and then 
delay the other stuff in another slot with a singleshot timer.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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