[Nut-upsdev] interesting libusb news

Carlos Rodrigues carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt
Thu Feb 14 13:48:46 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 10:46 PM, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 13, 2008 4:16 PM, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > while digging in the fingerprinting world [1], I come across the fpusb
>  > project, now renamed to libusb 1.0 [2].
>  >
>  > This will open up many interesting software enhancements in the FLOSS
>  > world, and especially to NUT.
>  Interesting find.
>  The main drawback at the moment is the following:
>  "Presently, libusb-1.0 only works on Linux, and as an initial
>  prototype the code is not structured with cross-platform portability
>  in mind."
>  Hopefully that will change.

AFAIK, libusb is quite proven on the Linux world, many projects use it
and many kernel drivers moved to userspace because of its existence.
But that's the problem, it's linux only.

Carlos Rodrigues

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