Matthias Apitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> El día Thursday, October 30, 2008 a las 07:51:05PM +0100, Fabian Keil 
> escribió:
> > Matthias Apitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 
> > > Is anybody aware of a port of tangoGPS
> > > to FreeBSD 7.0? It runs it in my
> > > Linux based cellphone Openmoko FreeRunner and it would be nice to have
> > > it as well in my eeePC (just for having better capacity for cached maps
> > > of OpenStreetMap and a bigger display). What kind of USB based GPS
> > > devices could be used in this eeePC with FreeBSD 7.0?
> > 
> > Using your FreeRunner seems like an obvious choice to me.
> > 
> > I got one as well, but I'm not aware of a tangoGPS port
> > for FreeBSD and haven't looked into how much effort
> > porting it would take either.
> tangoGPS compiled and works just fine in FreeBSD, just the usual way:
> ./configure
> make
> make install

Good to know. Are you already working on a port?

> it needs a gps daemon which is in the ports, and you need some GPS
> device RS232 or USB based and the web pages of gpsd have a long list
> of compatibel devices, for sure not all tested with FreeBSD; will see if
> I could check some out in the near future;

I was thinking about running tangoGPS on FreeBSD and
connecting it to the gpsd already running on the Freerunner.


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