[Nut-upsdev] usb doesn't build on mac os x (10.4)

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 23:13:28 UTC 2005

On 10/18/05, Ima Sudonim <Ima.Sudonim at comcast.net> wrote:
> I am having problems building usb on mac os x. First, mac os x
> doesn't seem to have asm/types.h, just sys/types.h. I can't find
> hiddev.h on mac os x either. Also, it doesn't have usb.h but instead
> IOKIT/usb/USB.h. I am using mac os x (10.4), and the latest cvs of nut.

right, you can't use hidups or energizerups on anything other than
Linux at the moment.

> Is the new usb support going to work on mac os x? Is anyone working
> on it? It seems that libusb is available on mac os x via Fink,
> although Fink is not installed during os install, but must be added
> by the user.  I have not installed libusb on my system.

You need to install libusb to use tripplite_usb, bcmxcp_usb or newhidups.

- Charles Lepple

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