[PATCH 0/2] iw: add GeoClue support
Luis R. Rodriguez
lrodriguez at atheros.com
Mon Aug 23 10:46:20 PDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 09:05:07AM -0700, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 08:44 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > > What use is a command line tool that has to talk to a whole bunch of
> > > daemons etc.?
> > The current implementation doesn't talk to deamons. The hostip
> > provider within GeoClue and it will just trigger a URL get. If
> > desktops start implementing a master server though then the query
> > would simply be a cached response.
> Note that this error carries on in the mail. There is a master provider
> for Geoclue that can make use of whatever providers are available, but
> it's not in too good a shape.
I see, can you elaborate on that a little?
> I'd rather somebody started fixing the Geoclue master provider rather
> than relying on a particular service, especially when the D-Bus API for
> the providers themselves is something we don't want to support in the
> longer term.
Would the master provider not use Dbus for gypsy, for example?
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