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

David Malone dwmalone at walton.maths.tcd.ie
Wed Aug 14 16:14:26 UTC 2013


David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> writes:

>Could you not use something like the timestamp of some file (e.g. the 
>drift file) or other system file to get the approximate year?  I haven't 
>studied the code (I find C not easy to read or navigate) so perhaps it 
>already does this.  Then you would only need to set the real time once?

Possibly - this was a handy timestamp to use, but there may be a
better choice. It's also possible that this should be an optional
flag to the driver, so that people with perfectly good GPS units
won't ever trip over the code ;-)

	David.



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