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Re: ✘gpsd release coming

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: ✘gpsd release coming
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2020 16:22:47 -0700

Yo Fred!

On Mon, 3 Aug 2020 14:14:27 -0700 (PDT)
Fred Wright <> wrote:

> You must not have looked very closely at the xgps output if you think
> it's OK.  You should see several pulsating values in the data box due
> to its seeing mixed NMEA/binary in "binary" mode.

Nothing new there.  gpsd has always done that.  Even with pur NMEA or pure
binary.  Not gonna get fixed this cycle.

If you don't like it, set your receiver to a better sentence mix.

> Similar behavior can be seen in cgps, and gpsmon is crazier.

gpsmon is crazy, no matter what.

> I already reported this a while back in the "NEO-M8N NMEA" thread.  I
> have a series of commits that fix it, but I need to do more testing.
> It is, notably, a regression since 3.20.

A compromise to fix other problems in 3.20.

> Unrelated to all that, with Python 2, the current code to find 
> libgpsdpacket fails on almost all platforms (including Linux).

Works for me on Gentoo and macOS.  Plus on all of the CI jobs.

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