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Re: [gpsd-users] question : gpssimulator

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] question : gpssimulator
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 13:29:34 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Paul Fox <address@hidden>:
> in addition to gpsfake, there's an old tcl script floating around the
> net called gpsfeed+.  it's a bit primitive, but i've used it in the
> past when testing RoadMap.  ah, here:
> an advantage over gpsfake (i think) is that you don't need logfiles
> from a "real" gps unit -- gpsfeed can create GPS data from scratch,
> and simulate travel in a few shapes -- circle, square, etc.  it's a
> handy tool for some kinds of testing.

gpsfeed is rather inflexible in what it can generate, however.  Someday
I'll find somebody who can turn satellite ephemerdes into sky positions
in Python - themn gpssim will work and be much, much better.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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