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Re: Problem using ubxtool: ubxtool: ERROR: need gps module version 3.20.

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: Problem using ubxtool: ubxtool: ERROR: need gps module version 3.20.1~dev, got 3.19
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 09:43:04 -0700

Yo Andreas!

On Thu, 14 May 2020 14:04:09 +0200
Andreas B <address@hidden> wrote:

> I removed all non-gpsd shipped stuff that may cause trouble. Built
> again without problems. As said, on Ubuntu 20.04 - i.e. python3.
> Doing:

Good progress.

> $ ubxtool
> ubxtool: failed to import gps, check PYTHONPATH

Which you were warninged about when you built gpsd from source.

> and now works:
> $ ubxtool
> ubxtool: failed to connect to gpsd [Errno 111] Connection refused

Are you sure you have gpsd running locally?

Easy way to see:
   pstree -paul | fgrep gpsd
   netstat -apn | fgrep gpsd

> Looking at the scons log I noticed the lines:
> ...
> Checking whether python program exists.../usr/bin/python
> Checking Python lib dir... /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages
> Ensure your PYTHONPATH includes /usr/local/lib/python3/dist-packages/

Yup.  Which is what you eventually did above.

> I misinterpreted the last line thinking scons made sure (i.e. fixed)
> the PYTHONPATH for me - but it's actually just making me aware that it
> needs to be added.

Yup.  People complain otherwise.

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