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

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Sun Nov 28 14:45:02 CET 2010

Am Sonntag 28 November 2010 schrieb Allan McRae:
> 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.
> Allan
Yes I agree with you, we should replace libusb with libusb 1.x and add libusb-

any other opinions?

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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