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Re: ✘gpsd release coming

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: ✘gpsd release coming
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 19:11:58 -0700

Yo Bernd!

On Sun, 2 Aug 2020 23:38:35 +0200
Bernd Zeimetz <> wrote:

> On 7/31/20 9:18 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > I have just tested livetested gpsd on NetBSD 8 amd64 as of the
> > following commit:
> > 
> >   commit d3800a04000c9e94f93262505083743b3280548a (HEAD -> master,
> > origin/master, origin/HEAD) Author: Greg Troxel <>
> >   Date:   Fri Jul 31 08:53:43 2020 -0400
> > 
> > via making a tarball with scons dist, using that to build a binary
> > package with pkgsrc, installing that package,   
> At least that part could *and should* be tested using the gitlab CI.
> We have a freebsd runner, don't think we need to do that on netbsd,
> but the release process should be tested.

Patches welcome.  Just leave that off normally.

> Regarding running gpsd actually:
> I have some recent ublox hw here, just need to find the time to setup
> a pi or similar thing as CI runner so we can actually run gpsd on it
> and do at least some basic tests.

Beyond the regression tests I can't imagine any way to know if a live
GPS on a live gpsd is giving you valid results or not.  That is why
a lot of people run git head on a lot of test hosts.

Feel free to try your hand at it.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703  Tel:+1 541 382 8588

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