./geography/gpsbabel, Utility to convert and fetch GPS related data

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.4.4, Package name: gpsbabel-1.4.4, Maintainer: gdt

GPSBabel converts waypoints, tracks, and routes from one
format to another, whether that format is a common mapping
format like Delorme, Streets and Trips, or even a serial
or USB upload or download to a GPS receiver such as those
from Garmin and Magellan.

Required to run:

Master sites:

SHA1: d7ff40f044a0ee5d81c5554da51394204e75599c
RMD160: 95a042fb035a5aaa2dcb50d430e36f384a575f4f
Filesize: 7628.188 KB

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   2013-03-16 19:52:59 by Greg Troxel | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 1.4.4.

The patch to help serial garmins with prolific adaptors is retained,
but it's perhaps a bit dicey because upstream code has changed a bit.

Upstream NEWS content from web pages:


  Add MotoActiv format. Thank you, Dan Brown.
  Kris Beevers contributes Lowrance USR v4 support.
  Allow EXIF to represent altitude below MSL.
  Allow reading known invalid (sigh) data in NMEA, such as that
  written by Canon Camera/GPS devices, probably including:
      Canon GPS shoes
      Powershot models with GPS capabilities
	  HS D20
  Enhance Garmin Fit support for latest firmware.
  Skytraq fixes.
  Steve Eckert adds line styling to the National Geographic TPO3 reader.
  Erik Krause improves German translations.
  OS X Mountain Lion fixes.

1.4.3 beta:

  Fix translations for GUI on Windows. German, Italian, Hungarian,
  Russian, and a few others should now work. If your language is there,
  please contribute a translation. It's easy and doesn't require you to
  A new writer for geocaches in KML (Google Earth) provide better
  visualizations of high-density areas.
  Many KML improvements including validation fixes, aviations units,
  fixes for min/max alt.
  Adds iblue757 GPS support.
  Add support for Holux M-1200E GPS.
  Add the Minihomer variant of Skytraq.
  Add FlySight GPS support.
  Add Garmin FIT support.
  Add Land Air Sea format for GPS Tracking Key Pro.
  Many Navicache improvements.
  Fixes to track filter to not mangle tracks recorded at low speed when
  segement filter is applied.
   2012-10-04 11:19:22 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (48)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2010-09-28 15:21:33 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (23)
Log message:
Reset maintainer.
   2010-07-05 02:05:23 by Greg Troxel | Files touched by this commit (8) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 1.4.1.  (Read waypoints ok on netbsd-5/i386 from Garmin
etrex vista HCx.)

Summary of Changes:
(details at http://www.gpsbabel.org/news/20100620.html)

Many new formats.

New Features

    * KML writer now sets the extents of the time sliders
      automatically for Google Earth 5.0, can now generate gx:Track
      for Google Earth 5.2.
    * Improved handling of from Garmin extensions in GPX including
      ambient temperature, depth, heartrate, and cadence.
    * Reworked Garmin transparency device matching to work with more
      devices such as Nuvi 500 and Dakota
    * Add 'erase_only' option to dg-100.
    * GDB module now handles Garmin Basecamp files, too.
    * Try to preserve Ozi icon data in waypoints.
    * Holux GR245 waypoint now supported.
    * GUI detects host OS serial ports.
    * Add HDOP and VDOP to VPL 900.
    * Added track segment support for many formats, including GPX,
      delbin, and Garmin protocol.
    * Added track->tracksegment conversion filter option to track
    * Convert tracks to courses on Garmin fitness upload.

Major Fixes

    * Fix memory corruption in gbfile when line sizes were a multiple
      of internal buffer sizes.
    * Globalsat: flush receive on startup to make BT-335 more
    * Add Mega event icon, Whereigo cache type to GPX and KML.
    * Tweak Earth 5's realtime KML to include end of time window.
    * Several improvements to Garmin GPI reader.
    * Read and write fix information in delgpl format.
    * Garmin Venture HC and Legend H now works better on Mac and
      Linux. (especially Japanese models.)
    * Several improvements for OS/X Snow Leopard.
    * Alllow character set overwrite when sending to USB Garmins.
    * When writing Garmin routes, don't duplicate waypoints for via
   2009-05-12 14:27:20 by Martti Kuparinen | Files touched by this commit (14)
Log message:
Activated LICENSE=...
   2009-02-21 22:10:08 by Greg Troxel | Files touched by this commit (1) | Package updated
Log message:
update distinfo for patch comments
   2009-02-21 19:54:41 by Greg Troxel | Files touched by this commit (6)
Log message:
Add coments to each patch file explaining the status relative to
upstream.  3 have been applies, 1 will be, 1 rejected as breaking
other platforms, and 1 is speculative anyway.
   2009-02-09 14:41:50 by Greg Troxel | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
add gdt as co-maintainer