libusb-compat (was: brltty and python-pyrex packages for python 2.6)
Tue Jun 22 01:44:00 GMT 2010
Yaakov (Cygwin/X), le Mon 21 Jun 2010 20:09:09 -0500, a Ã©crit :
> On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 01:37 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Yaakov (Cygwin/X), le Mon 21 Jun 2010 13:17:17 -0500, a Ã©crit :
> > > BTW, ping: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2010-06/msg00016.html
> > Oops, thanks for the ping, I hadn't noticed that mail in my mailer
> > storm. Brltty still has issues with libusb 1.0 which are being worked
> > on upstream.
> Do you mean that brltty will not build with libusb-1.0 (which has a
> different API than 0.1) or it will not work with 0.1-api-on-top-of-1.0
> libusb-compat? Gentoo claims that it will build (and presumably work)
> against both.
On Linux, it builds and works against libusb-1.0 using the libusb-1.0
API. On windows, the windows backend has a nasty race condition which
makes it fail. I have a workaround (binding threads) which I guess I'll
just use to get things moving.
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