Feature Removals, NMEA GPS

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Sun Feb 26 20:13:29 UTC 2017

Yo Achim!

On Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:56:51 +0100
Achim Gratz <Stromeko at nexgo.de> wrote:

> I'd like to ask for this driver to be retained until it's eventually
> replaced by matching functionality in the generic parse driver
> framework.  It may well be that gpsd is technically superior, but the
> additional hassle of setting things up for it counts against it.

What hassle?  Just install and run, gpsd auto configures.

>  Also
> it can't be assumed that a system that has ntpsec also has gpsd
> available (at all or in a reasonably current version) and ntpd should
> be able to use a GPS unit without it.

Pretty hard to find a distro that does not have gpsd in their packages.

Got one in mind?  I'll go bug them.

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