[2008.12] gps sight with gpsd

Daniel Willmann daniel at totalueberwachung.de
Tue Apr 7 02:16:24 CEST 2009

On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 18:26:02 +1300
Robin Paulson <robin.paulson at gmail.com> wrote:

> i installed gps sight today and fired it up, but couldn't connect to
> the gps. tango was showing a good fix, so gpsd was running. i looked
> on the wiki page, and through some rather ambiguous writing, i
> surmised that gps sight implements it's own intermediary for
> communicating with the gps hardware. is this correct? i turned off
> gpsd, but still couldn't get a fix.
> does gypsy offer an alternative which will work for gps sight, and
> gpsd reliant software?

fso-gpsd offers a compatibility layer so gpsd applications will still
work with the Gypsy DBus interface. The apps will even benefit of the
automatic resource control (GPS gets turned on if a program connects to
fso-gpsd and turns off again after all connections have been closed).

Daniel Willmann
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