saving and restoring GPS data for U-blox chip quicker startup

"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" mail at
Sun Aug 31 15:14:49 CEST 2008

Abdelrazak Younes wrote:
>> I dont see any benefits over the "save on
>> gpsd exit" or "save on 'gps off' in settings menu" method, except that just
>> another daemon steals CPU time and consumes RAM.
> Of course such solution should be integrated in an already running gps 
> daemon. gpsd already decodes some messages, it could be improved to 
> retrieve and save those additional aid messages. No more RAM would be 
> needed. I don't plan to use gpsd so my solution would be a replacement 
> for it. Such daemon shouldn't consume more than one megabyte of RAM, 
> actually I would say much less than a megabyte.

Nice... I had the same doubt too. Now I'm just waiting for your posts 
with linked code :P

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