sam at errno.com
Sat Aug 29 23:35:08 UTC 2009
Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> From: Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at c2i.net>
>> Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 09:45:44 +0200
>> On Friday 28 August 2009 23:15:05 Kevin Oberman wrote:
>>> Any hope of getting a more complete man page or other doc for the
>>> usbconfig command? I miss some of the capabilities I had with the old
>>> usbdevs command and I regularly see mentions of other commands it
>>> accepts, but the man page lists none of them.
>> Yes, that manual page could have more in it. Maybe file a PR about it.
>> Until further there is:
>> usbconfig -h
> True. I found this slightly halpful, but I'm not sure which commands are
> safe or how to use them. Clearly, several would impact service.
> The things I most often need are the manufacturer and device IDs so I
> can put the appropriate rules into devd.conf. Plain old 'usbdevs -v"
> gave me that. I am pretty sure that usbconfig can, too, but I have no
> idea how.
> I will put in a PR on this.
I consider usbconfig's lack of backwards compatibility with usbdevs's
status display a bug. I had code at one time to make usbconfig behave
like usbdevs when invoked w/ the name but tossed it. Given time I hope
to recreate it after 8.0.
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