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

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Aug 26 13:39:05 UTC 2013

David Taylor wrote:
 > On 24/08/2013 20:03, Martin Burnicki wrote:
> []
>> Usually the SHM segment is fed by some other daemon/service, so if e.g
>> gpsd could be built under Windows as service this could be used to do
>> this. I don't know, though, if gpsd can also be used under Windows.
>> Extracting some refclock driver code from ntpd, modify it so that it
>> uses the SHM interface instead of ntpd's "native" refclock interface,
>> and putting all this into an own Windows service would be quite some
>> effort.
>> Maybe it would make more sense to try to port gpsd or something similar
>> to Windows, if this is not yet supported.
>> Martin
> ================================================
> Yes, Martin, that sounds a a much better approach.  There's this:
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/travelingsales/index.php?title=Howto/gpsd_on_windows
> but it uses Cygwin, which would be unacceptable to many.  It's not going
> to be trivial....

... and the question is whether the Windows build of gpsd supports the 
SHM interface. In another message Rob says it doesn't.


Martin Burnicki

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