brltty and libusb package ?

Dave Korn
Wed Nov 2 10:10:00 GMT 2005

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov  1 14:42, Samuel Thibault wrote:

>> Braille devices are more and more using USB connections. Brltty uses
>> libusb-win32[2] for accessing them. This isn't packaged in cygwin
>> yet. Was it ever considered packaging? (it is GPL/LGPL)
> The web page mentions that it's not working for MingW or Cygwin, so
> it seems there's still some porting effort necessary.

  It also involves a kernel-mode device driver.  Is that suitable for cygwin,
or should cygwin remain an entirely user-space set of apps?  Is there any

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