[Ovmsdev] GPS theft alert

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Sat Feb 13 06:02:01 HKT 2021

Am 12.02.21 um 22:57 schrieb Michael Balzer:
> Craig,
> Am 12.02.21 um 22:42 schrieb Craig Leres:
>> On 2/12/21 1:32 PM, Michael Balzer wrote:
>>>> I also got a theft alert last night. Considering that I had never 
>>>> seen this alert until a few weeks ago it feels like something has 
>>>> changed. This includes the vehicle_cadillac_c2_cts which until a 
>>>> few days ago was not updating 
>>>> StandardMetrics.ms_v_env_on->SetValue() (which I believe maps to 
>>>> v.e.on?) And looking at OvmsLocations::CheckTheft() it's not even 
>>>> clear to me that a vehicle module that never sets ms_v_env_on can 
>>>> even trigger an alert?!?!
>>> The cadillac_c2_cts module did set ms_v_env_on before your recent 
>>> change, the call is on line 113.
>> I wasn't very clear here; after the first theft alert I saw around 
>> the beginning the of month Steve suggested checking ms_v_env_on and 
>> *then* I changed the module to manage the metric. So I believe at 
>> that time of my first alert there was nothing in the cadillac_c2_cts 
>> module itself that was ever changing ms_v_env_on.
> According to the git log & git blame, the call on line 113 has been in 
> the module unchanged since you initially added it (commit 
> 4aaf421f9bfcbbd9e2db23f53ff0c7978e469887).

Ah, sorry, just saw the #ifdef around the case… and your local build 
also didn't set "notdef"?

That's totally strange then.


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