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Re: [gpsd-dev] Example code for libgps using shared memory

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Example code for libgps using shared memory
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 10:29:36 -0800

Yo David!

On Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:40:19 +0800
David Huichen Dai <address@hidden> wrote:

> Please ignore my previous email. It turns out that the latest version
> of gpsd contains both the daemon and the libgps, so I shouldn't
> install another libgps using the apt-get install command.

gpsd source has always installed both.  Dunno what distros haave done, but
they often mess it up.

> And I would like to report that after installation, the path to the
> library (/usr/local/lib) will not be added to the
> environmental variable automatically.

Correct.  By design, and by long standing UNIX tradition.  Also every distro
manages the path a different way, so not something you want gpsd to try to

The install maybe should wanr if /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/lib are
not in the PATHs.

> After I add the path to LD_LIBRARY_PATH manually, the code using the
> shared memory method works properly.


> Thank you so much for your help.

Glad to, good luck!

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