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[Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?


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  • From: peter AT adpm.de (Peter Marschall)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?
  • Date: Sun May 13 17:21:01 2007

Hi Robert,

On Sunday, 29. April 2007 19:01, Robert Buchholz wrote:
> the picolcd driver documentation points out that it needs libhid to run
> the usblcd application shipped with the library [1] while it compiles
> fine without it. Also, usblcd compiles fine without libhid installed.
>
> Can any user oder dev please confirm whether the whole thing actually
> works without libhid installed?
> I cannot, as I do not (yet) own one of these devices, and the dependency
> holds me back from updating lcdproc in Gentoo.

With Nicu Pavel's latest update of the picolcd driver (in CVS),
the picolcd driver does not need libhid anymore.

Regards
Peter

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Peter Marschall
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