[arch-dev-public] move libusb1 to [core]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Nov 28 14:43:13 CET 2010

On 28/11/10 23:31, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Am Sonntag 28 November 2010 schrieb Allan McRae:
>> On 28/11/10 23:02, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> usbutils need libusb1 to build, it's a core package.
>>> Are you fine with moving libusb1 to [core]?
>> Shouldn't we be changing libusb to the 1.x series as the 0.x series is
>> dead upstream.  If anything actually still needs libusb-0 then we need
>> to build the libusb-compat wrapper
>> (http://www.libusb.org/wiki/libusb-compat-0.1).
>> I can remember this being brought up a year or so ago but it appears
>> nothing ever got done about it...
> Udev still builds against old libusb.

OK, so we definitely need libusb-compat...

I'd much prefer to see libusb upgraded to 1.x and libusb-compat added to 
[core] rather than just bringing libusb1 to [core].  My guess is that 
the needed rebuild would be small and I can generate a list if this is 
seen by others as the way to go.


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