FoxtrotGPS/libgps w/ fso-gpsd (was: [FOSS-GPS] Questions about
mitja at kleider.name
Fri Oct 15 03:34:15 EDT 2010
Am Donnerstag, den 14.10.2010, 22:08 -0400 schrieb Joshua Judson Rosen:
> As you noted, the preferred gpsd protocol has changed from the one
> that fso-gpsd currently supports. At least for the time being, libgps
> supports talking to servers using both the new *and* the old protocols;
> but since the old protocol has entered a deprecation-cycle (which means
> that, at *some point*, it'll be dropped entirely unless someone shows
> up with a reason why it can't be), it seems like the best option
> at this point is probably be to update the fso-gpsd compatibility daemon
> so that it supports the new protocol and actually continues to do
> what it's supposed to do: provide a gpsd-compatible interface.
As far as I know FSO provides GPS to multiple clients via DBus. fso-gpsd
requests GPS via DBus and serves it via the old gpsd protocol.
Wouldn't it make more sense to add FSO/DBus support to libgps instead?
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