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Re: [gpsd-dev] [gpsd-users] Getting the driver-switching logic right

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] [gpsd-users] Getting the driver-switching logic right
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:11:13 -0700

Yo Eric!

On Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:13:21 -0400
"Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I plug a SiRF into a USB port.  Use it.  Unplug it.
> Now I plug in a USB uBlox. The daemon must not be stuck to the
> "confirmed" SiRF driver so hard that it can't switch to the uBlox
> driver, even if it thinks that's on the same device as the SiRF was
> previously.

In the USB case, we could use libusb to tell us if the usb vendor
and product id have changed.

We still run into your problem with RS-232 and network conencted devices.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
        address@hidden  Tel:+1(541)382-8588

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