[ITP] libusb 1.0.5

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org
Mon Feb 15 03:17:00 GMT 2010

Yaakov (Cygwin/X), le Sun 14 Feb 2010 20:37:20 -0600, a écrit :
> On 14/02/2010 17:51, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >libusb 1.0 is a revamp of the previous legacy libusb, with an
> >incompatible interface.
> In essence, this is a separate library from the old libusb, and upstream 
> smartly made this parallel installable to the old API.  For this reason, 
> IMO the 1.0 packages should be named libusb1.0_0 and libusb1.0-devel, to 
> separate them from the previous 0.x versions and to make accommodating 
> further API/ABI changes easier.

Err, the legacy version was packaged under name libusb-win32, so simply
"libusb" should already be fine, but I can go with libusb1.0 if that's

> >It can thus be useful to the cygwin brltty package, I hence ITP it. Here
> >is the proposed setup.hint, quite inspired from the libusb-win32
> >setup.hint:
> The package containing the DLL needs a requires: libgcc1, and the -devel 
> package needs a requires: for the runtime package.

Right.  I'm too much used to have this automatic in Debian :)


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