Re: [Pkg-grass-general] gpsd installed as a service?
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 03:58:51PM +0200, Tilman Koschnick wrote:
> I'm currently packaging gpsd, and was wondering about one issue:
> Should I install gpsd as a service, with both /etc/init.d/gpsd
> and /etc/default/gpsd, the latter holding a 'start_daemon' flag and
> This could be nice for people who have a permanently attached,
> permanently powered up GPS, but it might just be overkill. Maybe it's
> good for people who just want to plug in their GPS and have the service
> available immediately - gpsd should keep polling until it finds a
> Any thoughts?
Use a sane default DAEMON=no in /etc/default/gpsd and allow admin
to run /etc/init.d/gpsd start on demand or setting DAEMON=yes to
run it at boot.
Francesco P. Lovergine