DSS usage

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at aleksander.es
Thu Apr 10 15:02:50 PDT 2014

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:
> For example, if you want to support NMEA over DSS using gpsd, then you
> will create a userspace application which
>  - starts the appropriate DSS session
>  - creates the matching VLAN
>  - proxies the VLAN to a pty, adding and stripping ethernet headers
>  - adds the pty to the list of gpsd devices
> I believe it would make sense for libmbim to provide utility functions
> taking care of the first three.

Yes, we should handle that case. As you say, the VLAN is just a
convenient interface, which may not be what user-space expects (e.g. a
character device). If possible libmbim/mbimcli should allow handling
those 3 first steps.


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