[maemo-users] gpsd command line

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Fri Apr 11 00:12:04 EEST 2008
Well, I think Maemo Mapper is GPL, so if your app is GPL too you could 
look at the code...


Chris wrote:
> I have the same question. Would love to try NavT.
> Chris
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com 
> <mailto:wolfmane at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Does anybody know the command line to start gpsd on an N800 with a
>     bluetooth gps? I don't want to have to have Maemo-Mapper or Maps
>     running in order to have gpsd running. I've read all the documentation
>     I can find, but there is very little in the way of helpful
>     information.
>     I did find out (through experimentation) that gpsd can only be run as
>     superuser, which is highly annoying.
>     The point is that I'm trying to get NavIT working, but it seg faults
>     when either of the other two navigation apps are running, and can't
>     find the GPSr when they aren't. Ultimately, if I can get NavIT
>     working, I will uninstall the other two, so getting gpsd running
>     without them is essential.
>     Of course, if NavIT would check for gpsd and start it if not running,
>     that would be the ideal solution...
>     Mark
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