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Re: [gpsd-users] Debian Stretch & Deb package

From: Charles Curley
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Debian Stretch & Deb package
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:53:32 -0600

Adding the gpsd user list so the conversation is captured for future

On Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:26:22 +0100
aimdev <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi
> Debian do provide a package for gpsd,
> <> but it is usually
> an earlier version of gpsd.

I am familiar with that. I needed git master so I could make my client
work with it.

> However it is possible to copy the existing source package from
> Debian, merge the new code and build a local customised package,
> I have done this with other software, so I can migrate the package to
> other systems.
> It does require a bit of effort, but it is documented on the Debian
> site.

I will look at that! Thanks

> Regarding systemd, this can be tuned to your requirements, again the
> documentation will assist you.
> Aside, what gps receiver are you using?, if its Ublox, there are a
> number of alternatives.

BU-353. It has worked with gpsd for years.

> Bonne Chance


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