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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/libusb-compat
I would welcome your comments about the following commit:
On 23/01/2018 15:31, Pierre Pronchery wrote:
> Module Name: pkgsrc
> Committed By: khorben
> Date: Tue Jan 23 14:31:45 UTC 2018
> Added Files:
> pkgsrc/devel/libusb-compat: buildlink3.mk
> Log Message:
> Import buildlink3.mk file for devel/libusb-compat
> libusb-compat is an API wrapper, emulating devel/libusb through the newer
> code from devel/libusb1. On NetBSD, this has multiple advantages, such as
> not requiring root privileges when accessing ugen(4) USB devices. We should
> therefore consider to default to devel/libusb-compat instead of
> devel/libusb on NetBSD at the very least.
> Tested with devel/libftdi on NetBSD/amd64.
Can we do this, and if yes what would be the best way?
I thought I could use prior art from eg devel/pkg-config vs
devel/pkgconf, but it does not involve buildlink3.mk files like here. Is
there another place I could get inspiration from?
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