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[Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?


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  • From: npavel AT ituner.com (Nicu Pavel)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Does picolcd/usblcd need libhid?
  • Date: Mon May 14 18:38:04 2007

Hi,

Yes the patch removes the need for libusblcd only libusb is required
now.

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