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Re: [gpsd-users] question : gpssimulator

From: Charles Curley
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] question : gpssimulator
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 09:48:43 -0700

On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:03:48 +0700
bino oetomo <address@hidden> wrote:

> Kindly please forgive me if this is the wrong place to ask my
> question.

This is the right place to ask.

> i'm writing a python script that "will" read GPS sentences from
> serial port.

Why? That is what gpsd does, and it does it quite well. Why re-invent
the wheel?

> But currently I don't have GPS on-hand.
> Can I use GPSD as simulator (including create a pseudo tty) ?
> If so, kindly please give me any info or url on how todo it ?

man gpsfake

except that if you insist on writing your own, you will have to modify
gpsfake to launch your program instead of gpsd.


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