[pskmail] Re: PSKMail Serial GPS in MacOS

  • From: Ignacio de Córdoba <ignaciodecordoba@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 21:47:55 +0200

Hello Par,
I've been investigating this afternoon and I put it to work. The problem is 
that supplied libraries don't work with new 64 bit MacOS 10.6 (Snow leopard). I 
replaced them with my working RXTX native 64 bit library and works great :-)

Hope this helps any other mac users

73 from Valencia.

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El 24/04/2010, a las 21:00, Pär Crusefalk escribió:

> Hi Ignacio,
> The sad truth is that I have no Mac so I have not had a chance to test
> this. Sounds strange to me that you are able to find the ports with
> other apps using rxtx, that would rule out rights etc.
> The rxtx page at jlog is quite nice, perhaps you see something there
> that helps? Its here: http://jlog.org/rxtx-mac.html
> A workaround could be to install gpsd, if thats running then jpskmail
> will connect to it and get data. I did find a page about installing gpsd
> on mac, dont know if its useful but its here:
> http://gpsd.darwinports.com/
> It would be good to have that rxtx issue sorted, I use installjammer to
> create the installers and macos support is coming there. The latest
> installers handle rxtx for windows and it would be nice to have a mac
> installer do the same. So I hope you post back on what you find.
> 73 de Per, sm0rwo
> lör 2010-04-24 klockan 19:53 +0200 skrev Ignacio de Córdoba:
>> Hello!!
>> I am trying to link PSKMail to a Bluetooth gps in my Notebook. The GPS works 
>> (I've checked it with other apps) and is visible at 
>> /dev/tty.HOLUXGPSlim236-SPPslave and /dev/cu.HOLUXGPSlim236-SPPslave
>> I already us RXTX Library in my mac with some java apps I've developed... I 
>> put librxtxSerial.jnilib in ~/Library/Java/Extensions and in 
>> /Library/Java/Extensions but PSKMail finds no serial port.
>> Any ideas? I've tried running it with a java command and also clicking in 
>> the jar file.
>> Maybe it is just a matter of doing a soft link to another /dev/SerialFileName
>> Thanks for any help,
>> Ignacio

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