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[Lcdproc] [PATCH] driver for BWCT USB LCD modules


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  • From: reenoo AT gmx.de (Rene Wagner)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] [PATCH] driver for BWCT USB LCD modules
  • Date: Wed Sep 29 14:04:02 2004

Hi Peter,

On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 20:00, Peter Marschall wrote:
> here is the patch with the driver for the BWCT USB LCD modules that I
> announced in my previous post.
>
> The patch, that I atteched to this mail inline, applies cleanly to the
> current
> CVS nightly.

Great to see someone working on HEAD :)

> Steps to apply the patch (and to re-generate the configure infrastructure):
> 1) cd to the current LCDproc CVS directory
> 2) patch -p 0 < /path/to/lcdproc-BWCT.patch
> 3) aclocal
> 4) autoconf
> 5) automake -a -c

It should be possible to use 'sh autogen.sh' for that. In a perfect
world someone would update our autofoo stuff so that we could use
autoreconf...

> That's it. Now lcdproc can be compiled with BWCT supportusing the standard
> configure; make; make install procedure.
>
> BWCT support is not realized as a driver by itself but a new
> ConnectionType = bwctusb
> for the hdd44780 driver.
> To work properly it depends on a halfway recent libusb.
>
> Please test it and consider its inclusion in LCDproc.

I'm not sure how to test it (other than compiling it on a system with
libusb). If it works for you I'll just check it in.

Rene





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