[ntp:questions] got the Sure GPS on order, how do I program it

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Thu Mar 8 08:40:11 UTC 2012

unruh wrote:
> On 2012-03-07, Terje Mathisen<"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no">  wrote:
>> unruh wrote:
>>> ....
>>>>> While it is true that the device does work out of the box, one might
>>>>> want to change things, and for that a manual is crucial.
>>>> Helpful, certainly, but not crucial.  You can just the program kindly
>>>> provided by one of the helpful, regular posters here, Terje Mathisen.
>>>> Play!  Have fun!  Enjoy discovering the device!
>>> Trying to figure out the exact format of commands to send to accomplish
>>> something is not "play". It is an exercise in futility. commands have
>>> very very specific syntax, and discovering that syntax and what any
>>> particular command does by trial and error is hopeless.
>> Which is exactly why my program will list all valid commands if you run
>> it with a /? parameter:
> I presume (.exe) that this is a windows program. Not too useful for
> those that use Linux or BSD unfortunately, or have you ported it?

The source code is included, I have tried to keep the windows-specific 
stuff extremely limited, but I haven't actually done the #ifdef WINDOWS 
#else #endif stuff needed to support unix/linux directly.

- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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