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[Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?

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  • From: peter AT (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.


Peter Marschall
peter AT

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