new backend: Gypsy (gps daemon)
jku at o-hand.com
Thu Nov 22 11:08:39 PST 2007
Iain released his Gypsy* gps daemon a while ago, and I've now pushed an
accompanying gypsy-backend in to the repository. It's disabled by
default like gpsd, but configure accepts "--enable-gypsy" option.
Satellite data and velocity are not yet supported, but basics work fine.
Gypsy needs the GPS device name as a startup parameter. The name can be
a bluetooth address (00:02:76:C5:81:BF) or a device file (/dev/smthng).
The backend reads the name from gconf. If you want to test, set the key:
gconftool-2 -t string -s \
PS. we're progressing with the API work (well, mostly Iain is). I'll
post a report soonish.
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