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From "Martin Ambrus (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (CB-1603) Compass / Geolocation issue on iOS 6 (iPhone)
Date Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:23:03 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-1603?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
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Martin Ambrus updated CB-1603:
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    Description: 
Applications targeted for iPhone (iOS 4.3+) using Cordova 2.1 and developed in XCode 4.5 automatically
turn on Compass / Geolocation. This is true only for devices that have iOS 6 installed. User
is never asked if they want to reveal their location to the app, so it's probably the Compass
plugin kicking in.

What we see is the compass arrow on the right-hand top side of iPhone screen (status bar).
When the application closes, arrow disappears.

This is an issue for us, as it drains considerably more battery than version running on iOS
5.1, where this problem does not exist.

We have tried to remove all - Location, Compass and GeoLocation plugins from the Cordova.plist
to no avail.

  was:
Applications targeted for iPhone (iOS 4.2+) using Cordova 2.1 and developed in XCode 4.5 automatically
turn on Compass / Geolocation. User is never asked if they want to reveal their location to
the app, so it's probably the Compass plugin kicking in.

What we see is the compass arrow on the right-hand top side of iPhone screen (status bar).
When the application closes, arrow disappears.

This is an issue for us, as it drains considerably more battery than version running on iOS
5.1, where this problem does not exist.

We have tried to remove all - Location, Compass and GeoLocation plugins from the Cordova.plist
to no avail.

    
> Compass / Geolocation issue on iOS 6 (iPhone)
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-1603
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-1603
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: iOS
>    Affects Versions: 2.1.0
>         Environment: iPhone 5, iOS 6
>            Reporter: Martin Ambrus
>            Assignee: Shazron Abdullah
>            Priority: Critical
>              Labels: geolocation, location
>
> Applications targeted for iPhone (iOS 4.3+) using Cordova 2.1 and developed in XCode
4.5 automatically turn on Compass / Geolocation. This is true only for devices that have iOS
6 installed. User is never asked if they want to reveal their location to the app, so it's
probably the Compass plugin kicking in.
> What we see is the compass arrow on the right-hand top side of iPhone screen (status
bar). When the application closes, arrow disappears.
> This is an issue for us, as it drains considerably more battery than version running
on iOS 5.1, where this problem does not exist.
> We have tried to remove all - Location, Compass and GeoLocation plugins from the Cordova.plist
to no avail.

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