[Slackbuilds-users] tangogps slackbuild doesn't work
donaldcallen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 17:50:22 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:53 PM, David Spencer <
baildon.research at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > There is a newer / older version of gpsd in the pending queue (not
> > approved yet).
> > I'm copying the maintainer to see if he has any idea...
> The gpsd maintainer is lying in bed feeling very very ill and reading
> email with the brightness set to minimum :-(
> gpsd-2.96 has an API change (the function set_raw_hook was removed)
> which means viking-1.1 doesn't build. That's why I recently submitted
> the downgraded gpsd-2.95. Both tangogps-0.99-2 and tangogps-0.99.4
> build ok with both gpsd-2.96 and gpsd-2.95. I don't know of any
> specific changes in gpsd-2.96 that will cause a runtime segfault in
> tangogps. Because it's difficult to get a satellite fix in bed,
> actual testing of tangogps-0.99.4 will require the gpsd maintainer to
> get out of bed :-/
> <digression> I've only just noticed there is a problem with SBo's
> viking.info at the moment. Although the SlackBuild is for version
> 1.1, the .info file is still for the old version 0.9.94 </digression>
> FWIW, libcurl's error 6 is "Couldn't resolve host. The given remote
> host was not resolved." which doesn't sound like the sort of thing
> that would provoke a segfault.
> The gpsd maintainer is now feeling a bit better, having spent the last
> 20 minutes thinking about tangogps, viking and gpsd instead of
> migraine. Maybe later tonight the gpsd maintainer will get out of bed
If you google for 'libcurl "error 6" segfault', you get hits involving all
sorts of applications that apparently use curl. Try it. This looks to me
like a bug in libcurl. So unless you are feeling better, stay in bed. This
appears to be someone else's problem.
> Probably more later
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