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Re: ✘Draft GPSD-MIB

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: ✘Draft GPSD-MIB
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2022 13:11:38 -0700

Yo Greg!

On Thu, 07 Jul 2022 09:20:16 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> Mike Simpson <> writes:
> [context lost while recovering from top posting]
> > Im not sure why you would want to use a network monitoring protocol
> > to relay that information. 
> >
> > Wouldn’t you want fix/no fix, rtk/ no rtk etc on the basis that you
> > could then be aware of a problem without being on the box which is
> > what snmp was for? 
> >
> > Including data that gpsd gives out freely already seems an odd way
> > to skin the cat.   
> I am not following at all.   Having management status available is
> separate from making the actual position available.

Is it?  Not in the Draft GPSD-MIB.

>   I would expect
> normal practice is to have gpsd make the gpsd socket data available on
> localhost only.

Yes.  Ditto for gpssnmp.

> But I have no particular reason to want to deal with SNMP.

Some do, some don't.  It has its niche.

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