[maemo-users] what exactly is the GPS management framework for N810?

From: Joshua Layne joshua at willowisp.net
Date: Wed Dec 12 17:25:28 EET 2007
Hu Jukka,
Thank you very much for the reply.

On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 09:21:38 +0200, "Jukka Rissanen"
<jukka.rissanen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2007 12:20 AM, Joshua Layne <joshua at willowisp.net> wrote:
>> ----- Original message -----
>> > How can I trace what is going when the gps subsystem fails? Do I
> actually
>> > have a bad unit? I'm past the return from where I bought it so this
> would
>> > be a warranty issue, but I really think it is a bug somewhere in the
>> > software stack, not a problem in the hardware.
> There are bug fixes to GPS subsystem in OS2008 final release that is
> coming soon, probably the bugs you are seeing are already fixed there.

Would it still be worth submitting a bug report? or should I wait until
after the 2008 final release (a bit confused here, as this suggests the
N810 shipped with a beta OS that has already been updated once, but
flashing isn't difficult...)

>> I spoke prematurely here.  I apologize.  I just found today the
> information here:
>> http://maemo.org/development/documentation/apis/4-x/
>> and specifically, this:
>> http://maemo.org/api_refs/4.0/gpsmgr/index.html
>> which is exactly what I was looking for.
> You might also want to look http://gps-saver.garage.maemo.org/
> sources, it shows how to use the gpsbt and gpsmgr APIs.

That may have been how I found the API page originally :)  I will take a
look at the code there.  Thanks again.


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