[fpc-pascal] Linux USB programming using FPC

Johann Glaser Johann.Glaser at gmx.at
Mon Jun 15 17:51:58 CEST 2009


Am Montag, den 15.06.2009, 16:37 +0100 schrieb Henry Vermaak:
> 2009/6/15 Johann Glaser <Johann.Glaser at gmx.at>:
> >
> > @FPC team: Are you interested in including the libusb header
> > translations (and possibly the other stuff) to FPC rtl?
> I assume you mean the fpc packages.  Just for info:
> libusb 0.1* is not developed any more, since libusb 1.0 was released
> end of last year.  libusb 1.0 hasn't made it into debian stable, yet,
> from what I can see, and with 91 pakcages depending on libusb 0.1, I
> guess it'll be around for a while still.  There is a compatibility lib
> called libusb-compat that allows programs to talk to libusb 1.0 with
> the 0.1 api, though.  libusb 1.0 supports linux and darwin at the
> moment.

Thanks for clarifying this, I was not aware of this rough transition.

> So when adding a libusb 0.1 package, the other (newer) releases should
> probably be added, too.

Good idea, yes. I can do the translations in the summer (July) if
requested. I'll also further improve and generalize the USB utilities
stuff. All suggestions are welcome!


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