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Re: [gpsd-users] Maybe beating a dead horse: Week number rollover

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Maybe beating a dead horse: Week number rollover
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:13:12 -0800

Yo Adam!

On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:20:40 +0000
Adam Heller <address@hidden> wrote:

> I think you're right about patching this on the GPSD side. I don't
> think it's going to be practical to do so.

Actually, I don't think you will need a gpsd patch.  You tests have
the GPS clock and the system clock differing.  If they are close, modulo
the rollover, then gpsd should do the right thing.

> We do have a firmware patch from the vendor, going to look into
> automating the install of that when our firmware boots.

That is best, it might fix a bunch of other stuff too.
> I really wish it was as easy as complaining to the vendor.

Or blame the guys that designed GPS thinking that it would be obsolete in
19 years.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
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