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Re: [gpsd-users] Sending NMEA data into the GPS device ?

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Sending NMEA data into the GPS device ?
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 09:28:18 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Thomas <address@hidden>:
> maybe somebody can help me with with a short example. Is it possible
> and how, to send custom (NMEA0183-)string to the GPS device ?

No. This capability has ben deliberately omitted from the socket
command set for security reasons.

> A typical use-case would be to trigger custom NMEA commands to the
> GPS device, out of the application.

This is what gpsctl is for.  It uses a privileged control socket that
can only be accessed locally on the host machine. 
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