On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 9:09 PM, Warren Toomey <gpsbabel@...> wrote:
> nmea.c reads all the fields in an NMEA RMC sentence, but on my GPS unit
> sometimes the ground speed and track angle values are omitted. This causes
> nmea.c to misinterpret the year/month/day of the sentence. The attached
> patch finds and reads the correct year/month/day value, regardless of the
> prescence of the ground speed and track angle values.
Most of our NMEA reader needs to be beaten with a similar stick. Most
fields in NMEA are optional and we don't handle that well. I've applied
> The patch is against nmea.c from gpsbabel-1.3.7-beta20100215.
> P.S Many thanks for gpsbabel!
>From the "small world" department, we've actually "met" before. I used
to work with Dion Johnson and ran in the "Ancient UNIX" circles...