Bug 556642 - gpsd-2.94 released major update please build
gpsd-2.94 released major update please build
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gpsd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2010-01-18 18:34 EST by David
Modified: 2010-05-06 12:23 EDT (History)
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Description David 2010-01-18 18:34:40 EST
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gpsd have updated to 2.90 please build for F11, F12 and rawhide. Support for latest devices plus a change in the protocol.

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Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2010-02-05 09:47:20 EST
I have the update prepared for commit.

Unfortunately there were significant API changes and from the client packages I tried building only one passed.

builds: vfrnav

fails: vifir viking qtgpsc gpsdrive geoclue

I'm afraid we'll have to wait for the clients to catch up.
Comment 2 Mamoru TASAKA 2010-04-07 14:33:42 EDT
Now 2.92 is released.

- I don't use gpsd, however xtide (which I maintain on Fedora) 
  development version now has some integration with gpsd >= 2.92
  (in fact GPSD_API_MAJOR_VERSION = 4) and I want to try to
  enable gpsd support on xtide.
Comment 3 David 2010-04-07 17:48:36 EDT
Gpsd list just notified 2.93 is about to release.

Is there any progress on getting 2.92 built yet? A lot of new devices and ntpd improved support are all the the 2.9x releases.
Comment 4 Miroslav Lichvar 2010-04-14 12:37:32 EDT
The situation with client packages doesn't seem to be much better. If someone familiar with the API is willing to prepare patches for the packages, that would be very helpful.

An updated gpsd package is here:
Comment 5 Miroslav Lichvar 2010-04-14 12:39:25 EDT
That should be:
Comment 6 Mamoru TASAKA 2010-04-14 13:12:54 EDT
While I don't know if updating gpsd to 2.92 is too late for F-13,
we should definitely update gpsd to 2.92 for rawhide and announce maintainers
of packages dependening on gpsd about it.

If gpsd-dependent packages don't compile with the latest gpsd,
anyway the upstream of the packages must fix the issue.
Comment 7 Bastien Nocera 2010-04-23 12:12:33 EDT
We're shipping a year-old version of gpsd in Fedora.

The next release of geoclue will not support anything older than gpsd 2.91. If it's released before this package is updated, I'll make sure that we don't bother building gpsd support in geoclue anymore.
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Comment 9 Miroslav Lichvar 2010-05-06 12:23:19 EDT
gpsd-2.94-1.fc14 is now in rawhide.

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