gypsy stop

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Thu Nov 4 16:19:16 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 07:32 +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-02 at 23:56 +0100, Juha.Vuolle at wrote:
> > (apologies not exactly a geoclue question but some of you may well
> > know as same domain)
> Yes, we really need a gypsy list...
> > A basic question;  if one has called gypsy_device_start() to start GPS
> > device, should one also call gypsy_device_stop()?
> > The doubt I have is that I do not wish to really stop() the device if
> > there is any other app using it, but more like ‘unreference’ it.
> Your doubt is correct.  The stop/start logic needs to be changed in the
> daemon to be a counted reference instead of enforced stop.  Patches
> welcome...

Unless we disable GPS devices altogether in preferences somewhere.

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