do not use udev, was: Re: [sane-devel] sane problem with newer kernel

m. allan noah anoah at
Mon Jul 31 12:00:09 UTC 2006

On Sun, 30 Jul 2006, Julien BLACHE wrote:

> "m. allan noah" <anoah at> wrote:
>> platforms where libusb is available, sane will also ask libusb for a
>> list. most versions of libusb discover usb devices by looking in
>> /proc/bus/usb
>> later versions of the kernel seem to have moved or messed with that
>> location.
> FYI, since Linux 2.6.14, /dev/bus/usb is the preferred location, and
> /proc/bus/usb will disappear at some point in time.

yes, and if you dont upgrade libusb, it wont know about this :(


> JB.

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