gpsd update

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at
Mon May 3 10:38:09 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 03, 2010 at 10:13:26AM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar at> wrote:
> > Packages that currently use
> >
> > qtgpsc-0:0.2.3-6.fc12
> > kdebase-workspace-0:4.4.2-5.fc14
> > vfrnav-0:0.4-1.fc13
> > gpsdrive-0:2.10-0.5.pre7.fc13
> > kdeedu-marble-libs-0:4.4.2-1.fc14
> > vifir-0:0.4-1.fc12
> > viking-0:0.9.9-1.fc12
> You've missed both geoclue and tangogps off that list.
> geoclue dropped support for gpsd in F-13 and later so its not really an issue.

geoclue doesn't seem to support the old API anymore.

> What of the dependencies have an upstream with a port to the new
> version of gpsd. If none of them do I think its a little pointless
> updating just for the sake of it if all dependant packages break. It
> the majority of them do support the new api then its more worthwhile.

xtide is another package that supports only the new API, see

> I presume this would be just for F-14/rawhide.


Miroslav Lichvar

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