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Change Logs

* Sun Jun 27 2021 Christophe Giboudeaux <>
- Remove the unneeded QtWebKit build dependency.
* Mon May 31 2021 tom stevens <>
- Update to 1.7.0
- Replace 0003-gpsbabel-1.4.3-gmapbase.patch with
- Added patches
  * 0009-PR611-system-libs.patch
    This adds configurability of libraries to the qmake build.
    It is from upstream pull request 611.
  * 0010-translations.patch
    This allows gpsbabelfe to find the translation files.
- Obsolete patches
  * 0002-gpsbabel-1.4.3-use-system-shapelib.patch
  * 0006-Use-system-zlib.patch
  * 0007-Use-system-minizip.patch
  * 0008-Fix-QString-casting-build-failures.patch
- Update build system
  * use qmake to build client.  Upstream is dropping support for configure.
- Fix packging
  * include missing translation files
  * use correct version of pdf documentation
* Mon Feb 03 2020 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- BuildRequire pkgconfig(libudev) instead of libudev-devel:
  allow OBS to shortcut through the -mini flavors.
Version: 1.5.4-bp150.2.5
* Thu Jun 15 2017
- Add 0008-Fix-QString-casting-build-failures.patch from upstream
  (at least, part of the upstream patch, since the original patch
  included other unrelated changes) to build failures due to
  implicit casting to QString.
* Tue Apr 11 2017
- Update to 1.5.4
  * no release announcement available
  * fixes boo#1033379
- Refresh patches
  * 0006-Use-system-zlib.patch
- Fix packaging
  * build with libudev-devel (boo#1033503)
  * package gmapbase.html (boo#1033538)
* Thu Jun 30 2016
- Updated to 1.5.3
  * no changelog available
- refreshed 2 patches:
  * 0002-gpsbabel-1.4-em-shapelib.patch
  * 0006-Use-system-zlib.patch
- added patch:
  * 0007-Use-system-minizip.patch
* Sun Jun 05 2016
- Update dependencies
* Sun May 31 2015
- Use qmake macro and obey cflags
* Fri May 29 2015
- Add post/postun dependencies for update-desktop-files
* Fri May 29 2015
- Defined icon and translation directories in %files section
  on spec file
* Thu May 28 2015
- Spec file modified to reflect changes about icon and desktop file
- Added the gpsbabel.png
* Thu May 28 2015
- Added missing packages for gui version to spec file
  * libqt5-qtwebkit
  * shapelib-devel
  * update-desktop-files
  * autoconf
- Added patches
  * 0002-gpsbabel-1.4.3-use-system-shapelib.patch
  * 0003-gpsbabel-1.4.3-gmapbase.patch
  * 0004-gpsbabel-1.4.3-nosolicitation.patch
  * 0006-Use-system-zlib.patch
* Wed May 27 2015
- Build Position Independent Code (as required by Qt5): inject
  - fPIC into CXXFLAGS.
* Thu Jan 15 2015
- Update to version 1.5.2
  * Add read support for Google's "gx:track" extension to KML.
  * Ralf Horstmann adds Mynav Map Manager and VDO GP7.
  * White B. Coot adds F90G support.
  * Zingo Andersonadds Energympro sport watches.
  * Support altitude in mainnav.
  * Many fixes for malformed input.
  * Improve reading KML without altitudes.
  * Improved sub-second handling in unicsv.
  * Better handling of GPX 1.1 metadata.
  * GUI allows waypoint reads for MTK logger. MTK reads no longer write
    a temp file in the application directory.
- Changes from version 1.5.1
  * Add options to discard filter to discard points based on regular
  * Experimental support for for faster Garmin serial download speeds.
  * Windows binary formats that used seek (notably Garmin POI) could
    return EOF prematurely because of a bad interaction with a new
    zlib library.
  * Users upgrading from an older version will no longer presented with
    a character set option in the GUI that doesn't work.
  * TODO: list more.
- Changes from version 1.5.0
  * Too much to list here
- Add new upstream dependencies: libqt5-qtbase-devel and libqt5-qttools-devel
- Remove depreciated AUTHORS section
- Remove redundant %clean section
- Upstream doesn't provide 'contrib' anymore; do not perform %doc
  on it
- Update pdf file to 1.5.0
- Use download Url as source for pdf file
* Fri Mar 29 2013
- Update to version 1.4.4
  * Add MotoActiv format
  * 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.
* Wed Feb 01 2012
- Update to version 1.4.3
  - last bug fix release before rewrite
* Tue Dec 14 2010
- Update to version 1.4.2
  - lot of new formats/devices and features.
* Thu Apr 16 2009
- Set USB EP IN flag for USB reads (bnc#443861).
* Mon Dec 29 2008
- Updated to version 1.3.6:
  * Support for Holux M241, Iblue747, Igo8, VidaOne version 2,
    Navigon Wpt format, Medion GoPal, Humminbird format, Lowrance
    .usr version 3 support, Mapasia tr7, Google Navigator, Navitel,
    Geogrid Viewer, iGO2008 POI support, Jelbert GeoTagger format,
    Skyforce, SBP format for LocoSys GPS, Memory-Map Navigator
    Overlay support.
  * Garmin mass storage device detection.
  * Discard feature can now toss points with no or unknown fix.
  * NMEA reader now can read AMOD 3080GL waypoints.
  * Garmin Training Center now does lap splitting, can now read.
  * Added the height filter.
  * AN1->KML conversions now preserve line colors.
  * Doc improvements.
  * Route reversal can reverse tracks, too.
  * Magellan geocache files can now be read.
  * Workaround for Garmin Venture HC weirdness on Mac and Linux.
  * Entity encoding problem in Google Earth KML writer for
  * Fix NMEA writer bug that caused everthing to be a GISTeq file.
  * Fix writing waypoint names under 6 characters to old serial
  * Several improvements to Navilink.
* Sat Sep 20 2008
- picked up gpsbabel package from external buildservice
  (project Application:Geo); reviewed changes of
  gpsbabel-1.3.4-docbook.patch and new patch
  gpsbabel-1.3.5-link-clash.patch; verified that new source tarball
  has not been modified and pdf documentation has been updated to
  release 1.3.5
* Wed Aug 13 2008
- Updated to version 1.3.5:
  * new formats: GlobalSat DG-100, Navilink GPS support, MTK Data
    Logger, Nokia LMX, Swiss Map 50 xol, NMEA GISTeq strain.
  * new features: Garmin HC supported, Garmin GPI proximity alerts,
    Lowrance waypoint comments, VCF coords in ADR for iPhone,
    timestamps in KML Placemarks, GPX, TomTom
    geocaching, KML writer for geocaches rewritten, KML track/route
    writer direction of motion, GPX and CSV Geocache
    archive/availability, discard filter support for minimum number
    of satellites.
  * fixes: Google Maps reader, longitude and latitude in tomtom_in,
    Garmin GDB Category option, timestamps on xcsv formats,
    realtime KML GPS jitter suppress, GPX links handled in tracks
    and routes.
* Fri Jun 27 2008
- Fix configure script.
* Sun May 04 2008
- Add patch to support Wintec WSG1000.