Method

ShumateLocationdistance

since: 1.2

Declaration [src]

double
shumate_location_distance (
  ShumateLocation* self,
  ShumateLocation* other
)

Description [src]

Calculates the distance in meters between two locations.

This function uses the great-circle distance formula, which assumes Earth is a perfect sphere. This limits the accuracy of the result, but is good enough for most purposes.

Available since: 1.2

Parameters

other

Type: ShumateLocation

A ShumateLocation

The data is owned by the caller of the method.

Return value

Type: double

The distance in meters between self and other.