[ntp:questions] Start of new GPS 1024 week epoch

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Fri Aug 23 09:33:27 UTC 2013

Michael Tatarinov schrieb:
> 2013/8/20, Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de>:
>> Thus programs like gpsd can now write the nanoseconds in addition to the
>> microseconds. If there's an old version of ntpd running then it just
>> evaluates the microseconds, but new versions (ntp-dev for now) check if
>> the nanoseconds fields are filled up and use them if this is the case.
>> Thus an old ntpd works with a new gpsd, and a new ntpd works with an old
>> gpsd. See:
>> Bug 1232 - nanosecond support in SHM driver
>> https://bugs.ntp.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1232
> gpsd doesn't support the nanoseconds in SHM driver. :(
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gpsd.git/tree/ntpshm.c

Oops, that's strange.

I was sure that somewhere in the discussion about the implementation I 
had read that gpsd would support this now.

So sorry for this mis-information. I'm personally not working with gpsd.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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