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[Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?

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  • From: woody AT (Gatewood Green)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?
  • Date: Mon May 14 18:32:01 2007

Hash: RIPEMD160

Did his picolcd update also eliminate the need for libusblcd? Man, that
would be cool. I have not had time to look/test.



Peter Marschall wrote on 05/13/2007 11:21 AM:
> 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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