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Re: [gpsd-dev] Major progress!

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Major progress!
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:55:54 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Gary E. Miller <address@hidden>:
> > Right.  If the segments were the same size you wouldn't have this
> > problem. It's only going to come up in the wake of a change that
> > breaks compatibility with older versions of struct gps_device_t.
> Partly.  Compile options also change the size.

> But, since this is the test code, are not the gpsd and test harness
> compiled at the same time?  With the same options?  Thus there should be
> no size conflict.  Ever.

Yeah, Hal's situation seems to be that he's running an older production
gpsd and tests on a newer one at the same time.

> As long as the test shmid is cleaned up after the tests are done.

Hm.  Should I move the segment removal to the end of the test sequence?
Right now it's done first.
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