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Re: No PPS from gpsd

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: No PPS from gpsd
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 18:02:25 -0700

Yo Jim!

On Thu, 29 Jul 2021 23:28:22 +0000 (UTC)
Jim Pennino <> wrote:

> > So gpsd logs to "ident" "gpsd".  See "man 3 syslog".
> > Yes it does, to the facility LOG_USER.
> > Yet another undocumented feature that it would be nice to know by
> > the end users.  
> It should be obvious just from looking at the logs.  We assume basic
> sysadmin skills here.  I just added this to the gpsd man page.
> No, you can not tell from any syslog log file what the facility or
> priority is unless the logging program explicitly does so in the
> generated message. man 3 syslog void openlog(const char *ident, int
> option, int facility);void syslog(int priority, const char *format,
> ...);

Time for you to go brush up your basic sysadmin skills.  Not a gpsd problem,
not a problem for people that know how to tweak their syslog.  So, off
topic here.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703  Tel:+1 541 382 8588

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