[ gpsdrive ] Plans for a new release?

Guenther Meyer d.s.e at sordidmusic.com
Mon May 12 13:36:08 AKDT 2008


Am Montag 12 Mai 2008 schrieb Antony Stone:
> I found the process for setting up the database using the Perl script
> geoinfo.pl much less friendly than the old system which just piped commands
> into MySQL.
>
> 1 - the name geoinfo.pl didn't stand out as the thing I needed to use to
> get SQL working
>
geoinfo.pl and mysql is not necessary anymore for the waypoints database in 
the next release. this should be much easier now.

> 2 - when I tried to use geoinfo.pl I discovered lots of Perl module
> dependencies, which I could install from CPAN okay, but appeared to be
> neither documented as requirements nor automatically fetched for me. 
> Either of those would have been better than leaving me to understand a
> sequence of Perl error messages.
>
we have still some perl dependencies, but I guess they are already required in 
the packages. have to check this...

> 3 - I discovered that the help for gpsdrive didn't match the program's
> current capabilities - specifically the -r and -s options (mentioned in a
> previous thread) have now been replaced by -g, but help still tells you to
> use -r and -s, and doesn't mention -g.  I don't know if this has been
> addressed in CVS prior to releasing pre5 yet.
>
fixed in svn.

thanks for your feedback!
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