Subject: Re: USB emul under Linux
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Vincent <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/19/2005 19:16:32

Greg Troxel a écrit :

> You could probably compile libusb under linux (with a cross compiler,
> perhaps using the real linux cc in the chroot, but with netbsd usb .h
> files), and bash configure output to use the netbsd kernel usb
> methods.

I tried that. It doesn't work. Reason : usb.h refers some system calls 
that are idiotisms of NetBSD and do not exist in the Linux libc.

> But, this will only make linux programs that use dynamically linked
> libusb.  This would almost certainly leave out things like vmware.
> To me, the point of linux emulation is things I can't compile
> natively, and it seems the special libusb won't help much of that.

True. But what form would take a *real* solution according to you ?