Tiny GPS application

Matthias Hentges oe at hentges.net
Thu Jan 3 19:50:51 CET 2008

Am Donnerstag, den 03.01.2008, 19:14 +0100 schrieb Lucas Bonnet:
> Matthias Hentges a écrit :
> > I've added it to OE as openmoko-gps so it could find its way into the
> > feeds eventually.
> Does this mean that one day it will be integrated into OpenMoko ?

Not exactly. It means it will probably make it into the OM feeds, and
everyone owning an OM device can install it w/o resorting to external
feeds and packages.

> > I've also found a few problems:
> > 
> > - It is missing an icon ;)
> Yeah, I suck at icons, does anyone here have an idea on how to symbolize a
> GPS? I'll have a look at openclipart to see if there's anything available.
> > - It is missing a .desktop file
> Right. Is there some documentation available anywhere on the wiki about how
> to make one's application desktop-friendly? I can't seem to find anything
> relevant with "desktop" as my search term.

No worry, the .desktop is trivial. All I need is an Icon for it.

> > - If /tmp/nmeaNP exists but gllin is not running, any access to that
> > file will hang, so will your app.
> Indeed, I'll add a timeout on this, thanks.

Excellent, thank you.

Matthias 'CoreDump' Hentges 
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