Tiny GPS application
oe at hentges.net
Tue Jan 1 18:39:30 CET 2008
Am Freitag, den 28.12.2007, 14:53 +0100 schrieb Lucas Bonnet:
> Hello dear OpenMoko users,
> since I got the GPS module working I've been working on a tiny GPS output
> parser which would just print coordinates in a human readable form, without
> map and pathfinding and all this kind of stuff.
> I managed to finish it this week and I now release it, should anyone beside
> me need it.
> I plan to add minor features later (such as a better gllin daemon control),
> but the intent is to keep it small, there are already full-fledged GPS apps
> for OpenMoko, no need for another one.
> It's hosted here: http://forge.bearstech.com/trac/wiki/OpenMokoGPS
> Suggestions, bug reports, etc. are welcome
thanks for this little gem =)
I've added it to OE as openmoko-gps so it could find its way into the
I've also found a few problems:
- It is missing an icon ;)
- It is missing a .desktop file
- If /tmp/nmeaNP exists but gllin is not running, any access to that
file will hang, so will your app.
For now I added a .desktop using the Terminal icon
Matthias 'CoreDump' Hentges
Cologne / Germany
Webmaster of Hentges.net & Embedded Linux Developer
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My OS: Debian SID: Geek by Nature, Linux by Choice
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