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[aprssig] Worst Path of the Day

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Sat Oct 30 19:00:23 UTC 2004


On Fri, 29 Oct 2004, Curt, WE7U wrote:

> Ours won't prevent normal operation either, but the end result will
> be popup boxes separate from the main window that must have a button
> pressed to make them go away, or else they will time out and go
> away on their own.
>
> It's a feature we already have in there and that's what we're
> bringing up now on interface configuration.  We'll just tie them
> into the transmit code as well so the path is checked every time.
> Default transmit is every 30 minutes, so one window per 30 minutes
> isn't too much of a hassle.  But it is a hassle.

Have this in testing now.  I'll check it into CVS in a few minutes.
It seems to catch most socially unacceptable paths and warn the user
properly.

I really appreciate that Ryan, KB0JQO, took the time to write the
path check code and submit a patch.

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