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Re: Segfault after upgrade.

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: Segfault after upgrade.
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 15:14:40 -0700

Yo Paul!

On Mon, 25 May 2020 14:50:36 -0700
Paul Theodoropoulos via <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 5/25/2020 14:22 PM, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> >  
> >> re using -n mode, it's as simple as having this at the bottom of
> >> your /etc/default/gpsd file, assuming one is using the example
> >> gpsd.service file that's included in the repo.  
> > You mean the undocumented /etc/default/gpsd file?  
> Yes and no....the gpsd.service file references it as one of two
> potential environment files for it to read, so in that respect, it is
> 'documented' - and /etc/default is quite standard at least in Debian
> based systems. But I presume you mean it's not documented in the
> INSTALL.adoc.

I'm just going by what David Taylor said: undocumented.

> > And the service file in the repo keeps gpsd running all the time?   
> Theoretically! Naturally, I didn't like/agree with the choices in the 
> included example gpsd.service, so I made assorted changes for mine,
> but once installed in /etc/systemd/system and enabled, systemd will
> start it and run it on reboot. There are, naturally, a 10,000
> different ways to skin the cat *built into systemd* (which is one of
> the reasons people tend to hate it).  So yes, you can configure
> systemd to monitor and restart gpsd if it exits, but I prefer other
> means.

I'd certainly like some of the other choices documented as well.

Timekeepers will want gpsd on al the time.

Laptap users would only want gpsd when a receiver is conencted and a
client connects.

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