Wine device drivers proposal

Evgeny F johnlen at
Wed Aug 31 17:55:21 CDT 2005

Damjan Jovanovic <dj015 at> wrote:
> What "microdriver" are you talking about? Are you working on STI? For
> STI, there is a convention for Windows 2000 and onwards, something like
> \\.\USBSCAN\... (check the STI documentation on MSDN).
> If it's STI, I have some code; do you want it?

Yes, it is scanner microdriver.

> Yes, boundaries absolutely must be preserved, because USB bulk reads and
> writes occur in packets, not as streams. How are you going to extract
> packets from a stream at the other end?

There are some new type of socket, present since 2.6.4 kernel described in
unix(7) manual page - SOC_SEQPACKET, which is both connection-oriented and
preserves message bounderies. Will it work for that purpose? 

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