arimo at iki.fi
Wed Jun 4 04:20:49 BST 2008
Last_position appears to be used only when LS exits normally. In
addition kilometers are converted to meters when last_position is updated
and thus five kilometers becomes five meters on next LS session.
Last_position also does not carry information about whether tripmeter
was running in the case of program crash.
You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I'm pretty sure this is called last_position and does exactly this. It
> doesn't update all that often but seems to work rather well for its purpose.
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Ari Moisio wrote:
>> One more: there could be a state file, updated for every few hundreds
>> meters. This file will hold coordinates and distance so far. If LS for
>> some reason crashes most of the trip meter information could be
>> regenerated with this file.
>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>> mr. M01510
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