brltty and libusb package ?
Wed Nov 2 10:18:00 GMT 2005
On Nov 2 10:11, Dave Korn wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Nov 1 14:42, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >> Braille devices are more and more using USB connections. Brltty uses
> >> libusb-win32 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
As long as the driver builds with Cygwin, it seems fine to me. We have
already the ioperm package which brings its own driver, too.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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