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    SubjectRe: usbutils 0.81 release
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    On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 14:07, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 01:53:32PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
    >> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 15:35, Greg KH wrote:
    >> > After over a year since the last release, I'd like to announce the
    >> > release of usbutils 0.81.  It can be found at the traditionally horrible
    >> > sf.net download page:
    >> >        https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=3581
    >> >
    >> > We've switched over to using git for development now, which makes things
    >> > much easier than the old cvs tree.  The tree can be found on both
    >> > kernel.org and github.com if you want to fork it and send us changes
    >> > easier:
    >> >        http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/gregkh/usbutils.git
    >> >        http://github.com/gregkh/usbutils/tree/master
    >> >
    >> > I've pushed all patches that were in the Gentoo and SuSE usbutils trees
    >> > into this release.  If there are outstanding patches from other distros,
    >> > I'd be very interested in getting them integrated in.
    >>
    >> looks like update-usbids.sh was forgotten from EXTRA_DIST in
    >> Makefile.am so the released tarball doesnt have the script ;(
    >
    > Care to send a patch?
    >
    >> having to manually run `sed` on the scripts/man pages is annoying when
    >> moving the ids file ... any chance of converting those to normal
    >> configure generated files ?  or is there hard resistance to that ?
    >
    > No objection from me, have a patch?  :)

    np, i'll send patches for both

    >> i see `usbmodules` has been punted.  was there a reason for that ?
    >
    > It was for 2.4 kernels only.

    that's a good reason :)

    >> find being able to run `usbmodules` pretty useful ... i wrote a script
    >> for fun:
    >> http://sources.gentoo.org/sys-apps/usbutils/files/usbmodules.sh
    >
    > Did that work on any 2.6 kernel?

    it's the only version ive tested it with ... but it doesnt parse any
    kernel module directly, it reads the generated modules.usbmap file

    > There's no reason we can't add "-k" support to lsusb like lspci has to
    > show the modules assigned to different devices.

    the method i posted above only needs the module to be compiled, not loaded
    -mike
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