USB status ...Who maintains wineserver?
dj015 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 19 02:45:12 CDT 2005
--- Hiji <hijinio at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > --- Lars Segerlund <lars.segerlund at comsys.se>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What is the status of wines USB support ?
> > > > Is there anything done yet or am I on my own
> > > > Can someone also giva a hint on the
> > feasibiliyt,
> > > > complexity of managing a USB
> > > > implementation for wine ? I am rather good at
> > > linux
> > > > device drivers and such.
> > > > / regards, Lars Segerlund.
> > > There's not much I can say in the way of
> > > development,
> > > but as a user, getting USB support (beyond
> > > supported in the kernel) would be a HUGE leap of
> > > improvement for Wine. I think others have said
> > > before
> > > that there are a lot of apps out there that will
> > run
> > > on Wine, but are useless because they depend on
> > > their
> > > hardware counterpart. (In the music world,
> > > Guitarport
> > > comes to mind.)
> > >
> > > Hiji
> > I have proposed several possible solutions for
> > USB under Linux. In fact, I have given 4 possible
> > ways
> > of doing it, one of which I have hacked up (and
> > gotten
> > to work, at least partially).
> > If you're interested in the details, let me know,
> > and
> > I'll email you (or look at the "Wine device
> > proposal" email in the Wine archives in the past
> > month
> > or so).
> > Phew, I thought I'd type a short reply! Interested
> > in
> > working on this? I can't do it all alone.
> > Damjan
> There's not much I can do other then try to
> you and Lars to work together (as I'm not a C
> developer). Damjan, it sounds like you have already
> covered a lot of the groundwork through your
> and understanding of the USB infrastructure (from
> the Windows, Linux and Wine worlds). Lars, I see
> have both the motivation and experience with Linux
> device drivers to work on Wine USB.
> To me, it sounds like a perfect match for you two to
> pair up and work on implementing additional USB
> I suppose the last piece missing is to consult the
> expert on the wineserver (as far as USB is
> to see if any changes would truely need to be made
> there. Who would that be?
I think it might be Alexander, and I think the general
suggestion was "avoid changes to the wineserver".
Anyone else know?
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