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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:gpsmap logic bomb, there is no bomb
Date:14:06:25 02/09/2008

> > > gpsmap --user-map "Desktop/14-nelson-2119.gif" -t -r -s 17459 -c 49.60169925531044,-117.09228515625 -o Desktop/test2.jpg /var/log/kismet/Kismet-Sep-01-2008-1.gps
> > >
> > > The option --user-map is supposed to let me provide my own map, onto which gpsmap should draw it's network ranges and track.
> > >
> > > Running the above command results in this error message:
> > > FATAL: Cannot provide a user map to the nullmap source.
> > >
> > > Now, the nullmap source is a default (-1) and in the list of map sources there is no choice to override that.
> > >
> > > Is this a bug or am I messing up the command?
> > >
> > > thx in advance,
> > >
> > > HighTower
> >
> > From the manpage:
> >
> > -m, --user-map MAP
> > Use custom map file instead of downloading one. If center and
> > scale are specified in the map title they will be used.
> >
> > This minor revelation tells me that I may need to rename the source map filename to a specific format to reflect the center and scale of the file, which is ridiculous, since I am specifying that in the commandline of gpsmap anyways.
> >
> > Can someone tell me the specific coordinate system that i need to use for that filename? And the format as well, like _ or - between numbers?
> >
> > HighTower
>
>
> Hehe, I should have scoured the forum more, and found the answer to my own question: see http://www.kismetwireless.net/Forum/General/Messages/1077727386.706414
>
> Hightower

FWIW, gpsmap is near to being replaced by a python-based kismap.py which will have the potential to use google maps (or other tiles). I'll try to get it in SVN soon and mention it when I do.

-m


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