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Re: [gpsd-dev] Please test for a specific bug:

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Please test for a specific bug:
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:24:54 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

Roy Barkas <address@hidden>:
> I wouldn't see that problem it for two possible reasons...  I don't access
> any data via serial ports and our data rate is so high there's almost never
> a gap of more than a couple of hundred milliseconds between messages (more
> typically a millisecond or two).
> I am chasing a different AIS problem that seems to have popped up
> recently.  In fact I didn't see it until you made me aware that I was
> mis-configuring gpspipe for split24.  When accessing gpsd via 'gpspipe -2'
> there are times when a single AIS messages (always a type 24) is repeated
> many thousands of times.
> I haven't made a bug report because there is still some work for me to do
> to be absolutely sure it isn't a problem of my creation in the programs
> that accept the packets from providers and forward them to gpsd via udp.
> I'll let you know if I eliminate my programs and I'll try to see if I can
> set up a test harness set of programs that will repeatably cause the
> problem.

Thanks, do keep us posted please.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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