[Nut-upsdev] interesting libusb news
carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt
Thu Feb 14 13:57:38 UTC 2008
On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Carlos Rodrigues
<carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt> wrote:
> 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 , I come across the fpusb
> > > project, now renamed to libusb 1.0 .
> > >
> > > 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.
Hmm, I was confusing libusb forks... I guess this shows how much I
know about this USB stuff (and how I jump in to comment without RTFA.)
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