Removing the worst cruft
fallenpegasus at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 03:14:32 UTC 2016
On Sun, Jul 31, 2016, 8:13 PM Eric S. Raymond <esr at thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> > > Can the palisade/trimble driver be replaced with a parse driver?
> > I doubt it, but I'm far from familiar with the parse driver.
> > Based on Eric's previous comments, the parse driver handles devices that
> > provide the time in an easy to parse format. TSIP might fit that if all
> > well.
> > But there are many variations of TSIP. One covers reversing the normal
> > operation. Instead of needing kernel support to time stamp the PPS
> > you send it a pulse by flapping one of the modem control signals and it
> > you the time that happened.
> > My vote would be to not rock that boat. There are more important things
> > work on.
> I concur with this.
> While I like the idea of replacing as many as possible of the
> remaining legacy drives with modes of the generic driver, an absolute
> requirement for this is that we be able to live-test with the equipment.
> Obviously we're not set up for that yet.
> <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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