[maemo-developers] gpsd header files?

From: Julius Luukko julle.luukko at quicknet.inet.fi
Date: Tue May 22 00:08:33 EEST 2007
Julius Luukko wrote:
> Kees Jongenburger wrote:
>> On 5/20/07, Julle Luukko <julle.luukko at quicknet.inet.fi> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I am planning an application that needs a GPS. Since now gpsd is 
>>> already in N800 I thought that I would use it. But the problem is that 
>>> I can't find gpsd header files. I have installed osso-gpsd in 
>>> scratchbox, but there doesn't seem to be a osso-gpsd-dev package.
>>> At first I would like to compile gps-saver (available in garage) 
>>> myself. I tried to use the header files directly from gpsd's official 
>>> source. I managed to compile (needed some changes in the gps-saver 
>>> source) but it  fails at link phase complaining about not finding libgps.
>> gpsd was introducted in it2007 so I guess it's normal that your
>> program will not link.
>> Matthew Andrew submited a mud file to compile and package gpsd for it2006
>> the .deb file you can find here contains .h files and the libs
>> https://garage.maemo.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=822&group_id=63&atid=295 
>> (I just hope it's the same gpsd we are talking about)
>> greetings
> Thanks, Kees, but it seems that the it2007 version of gpsd is somewhat 
> different from the stock gpsd. The struct gps_fix_t seems to have more 
> fields (pitch, roll and dip) in the it2007 version. This can be seen in 
> the gps-saver source.
> Well, I did some more searching and found the source of osso-gpsd in 
> http://repository.maemo.org/pool/bora/free/source/osso-gpsd_0.8.tar.gz. 
> I will check if I am able to compile it myself.
I managed to compile osso-gpsd-dev from the source and after that I can 
also compile gps-saver. So all well for the time being...


More information about the maemo-developers mailing list