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Re: Bugfix for #646434 in Squeeze?

On 11/04/2011 08:08 PM, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 2011-11-04 at 18:57 +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
>> due to a major change in the gpsd protocol it won't be possible to connect with
>> a recent gpsd (not uploaded to unstable yet, but soon) to gpsd daemons using the
>> old protocol. The gpsd version in Squeeze will be the last usable version which
>> understands the old protocol.
>> Unfortunately there is a bug (#646434) in the Python bindings which makes them
>> useless to connect to a server which speaks the old version of the protocol. As
> How soon is "soon"?  The reason I ask is that one of the first tests
> we'd tend to apply to requests is "does the issue apply to unstable and,
> if so, has the fix been applied there" and as things stand the answers
> would appear to be "yes, and no".

Well, actually I want to upload the latest version of gpsd to unstable which
doesn't even contain that part of the code anymore. So there is nothing to apply
there anymore. But if it makes you happier, I could upload yet another 2.95
revision including that fix.

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