[Ovmsdev] GPS request from vehicles

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Thu Aug 15 18:19:30 HKT 2019


see https://github.com/openvehicles/Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System-3/pull/166

…and followup commits bbb6885ef0f045867a4aaf18488157a6f9de56ea & d28110930af98073d18368311e42a30e72a87387

tl;dr: the user should be in control over this (and now is).


Am 15.08.19 um 02:46 schrieb Mark Webb-Johnson:
> The original implementation was to use this in vehicle modules that required GPS from the modem (and not from car CAN bus signals):
>     MyEvents.SignalEvent("vehicle.require.gps", NULL);
>     MyEvents.SignalEvent("vehicle.require.gpstime", NULL);
> There was also the ‘modem’ ‘enable.gps’ and ‘enable.gpstime’ configuration.
> Reviewing the code now, I can’t see the implementation of this any more. We now seem to work solely from the ‘enable.gps’ and ‘enable.gpstime’
> in the modem config.
> Any objections / suggestions to putting this back? Perhaps with a RegisterGPS(bool) and RegisterGPSTime(bool) in the vehicle base class, then
> have simcom GsmNMEA check the config and current vehicle - with config overriding vehicle preferences?
> Regards, Mark.

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