[libhid-discuss] libhid with libusb 1.0

Charles Lepple clepple at ghz.cc
Sat Feb 20 03:40:27 UTC 2010

On Feb 19, 2010, at 9:42 PM, Xiaofan Chen wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:41 AM, Charles Lepple <clepple at ghz.cc>  
> wrote:
>> Glad to hear it. It's unfortunate that we're stuck with all of the  
>> HID
>> layers of abstraction just to make it easier to talk to USB devices  
>> on older
>> versions of Windows (without a custom driver).
> Now that libusb-1.0 has a working Windows HID backend, will you
> consider moving libhid to libusb 1.0? libusb 1.0 is now working
> under Linux, Mac OS X (no HID backend yet) and Windows.

I probably won't have the time to do it, but that shouldn't stop  
anyone else.

libhid 0.2 is inextricably tied to the libusb 0.1 API. The next  
version should be a rewrite, and should probably be done by someone  
who has used libusb 1.0 more than I have.

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