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Re: [gpsd-dev] 'scons install' fails on Mac OS X 10.10

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] 'scons install' fails on Mac OS X 10.10
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2015 12:58:28 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Frank Nicholas <address@hidden>:
> Now I’m having issues with gpsd not really recognizing my GPS (I think). The 
> GPS is a Bluetooth GlobalSAT BT-318 (Sirf III, defaults to NMEA), that worked 
> with gpsd back in 2003-2004.

I see 
> gpsd:PROG: switching to match packet type 1: 
> $GPGGA,135724.940,3909.1355,N,08543.4957,W,1,06,1.3,196.1,M,,,,0000*19\x0d\x0a
> gpsd:PROG: switch_driver(NMEA0183) called...
> gpsd:PROG: selecting NMEA0183 driver...
> gpsd:INFO: /dev/tty.BT-GPS-00F765-BT-GPSCOM identified as type NMEA0183, 
> 0.789017 sec @ 9600bps

Which means it saw a GGA and has successfully achieved packet sync.

> gpsd:CLIENT: => client(0): 
> {"class":"DEVICES","devices":[{"class":"DEVICE","path":"/dev/tty.BT-GPS-00F765-BT-GPSCOM","driver":"NMEA0183","activated":"2015-02-14T13:57:26.151Z","flags":1,"native":0,"bps":9600,"parity":"N","stopbits":1,"cycle":1.00}]}\x0d\x0a{"class":"WATCH","enable":true,"json":true,"nmea":false,"raw":0,"scaled":false,"timing":false,"split24":false,"pps":false}\x0d\x0a

That's your watch acknowledge. Looks like the daemon is ready to ship data. 
> Telnet output below:
> address@hidden gpsd $ telnet localhost 2947
> Trying
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> {"class":"VERSION","release":"3.12~dev","rev":"release-3.11-468-g55af5af","proto_major":3,"proto_minor":10}
> ?WATCH={"enable":true,"json":true};
> {"class":"DEVICES","devices":[{"class":"DEVICE","path":"/dev/tty.BT-GPS-00F765-BT-GPSCOM","driver":"NMEA0183","activated":"2015-02-14T13:57:26.151Z","flags":1,"native":0,"bps":9600,"parity":"N","stopbits":1,"cycle":1.00}]}
> {"class":"WATCH","enable":true,"json":true,"nmea":false,"raw":0,"scaled":false,"timing":false,"split24":false,"pps":false}

Right, so you can start a session to the GPS.  But you get no JSON sentences
in telnet?
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