[ntp:hackers] [gpsd-dev] NTP Release Candidate 4.2.8p1-RC1 Released

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Tue Jan 27 13:13:33 UTC 2015

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> gem at rellim.com said:
> > Looks like gpsd gave a few nice TPV and PPS's and then the client just went
> > away: 
> There should be a version string in the startup dance.
> ----
> Thanks for bringing this up.
> We have a mess here.  I don't know what's going on.  I'm seeing similar 
> tangles.

This is a release blocker, of course.

> It took a couple of tries restarting ntpd, but I got this:
> (gdb) run -n -N /dev/gps0 /dev/gps1
> Starting program: /home/murray/gpsd/work/gpsd -n -N /dev/gps0 /dev/gps1
> [Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
> Using host libthread_db library "/lib64/libthread_db.so.1".
> [New Thread 0x7ffff6743700 (LWP 10759)]
> [New Thread 0x7ffff5f42700 (LWP 10762)]
> Program received signal SIGPIPE, Broken pipe.
> [Switching to Thread 0x7ffff6743700 (LWP 10759)]
> 0x00007ffff72436af in __libc_send (fd=8, buf=0x7ffff6740ca0, n=117, flags=0)
>     at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/send.c:31
> 31        ssize_t result = INLINE_SYSCALL (sendto, 6, fd, buf, n, flags, NULL,
> (gdb) 

Looks like it's hanging in a socket send.  Weird, but probably fixable.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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