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    SubjectRe: [BUG?] hid-core.c: hid->name = dev->manufacturer + dev->product ... why not + dev->serial?
    On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 07:52:40PM +0100, Melchior FRANZ wrote:
    > * Dmitry Torokhov -- Tuesday 09 March 2010:
    > > Have you considered the fact that maybe you not using the right interface?
    >
    > No. Because I'm not talking about *writing* an application, but about
    > *using* applications written by others.

    Then you need to mention that to your ISV.

    > The producer of my two BU0836A
    > knows that the devices are different, I know that they are different,
    > the kernel knows that they are different, but the applications don't
    > know that, because the kernel doesn't tell them (via JSIOCGNAME).
    >
    >
    >
    > > You need to work with guys at linux-iio@vger.kernel.org (which stands
    > > for Industrial I/O which is exactly what you are working with).
    >
    > Hmm, then I wonder why the joystick names are different on Windows and
    > Linux already. :-}
    >

    Probably because these are 2 quite different OSes?

    > unpatched Linux: "Leo Bodnar BU0836A Interface"
    > (Vista?) Windows: "BU0836A Interface" (not even the manufacturer ... pff)
    >
    > Oh, well. Forget it. I'll just distribute the patch, then. I didn't have
    > much hope, anyway.
    >
    > m.

    --
    Dmitry


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