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Subject: Re: libftdi-1.0: Fixing up build on Mac OS X

From: Xiaofan Chen <xiaofanc@xxxxxxxxx>
To: libftdi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 20:20:37 +0800
On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 8:11 PM, Uwe Bonnes
<bon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> "Emmanuel" == Emmanuel Blot <> writes:
>    >> What about always enabling the async mode in libftdi 1.x and remove
>    >> the complete #ifdef stuff?
>    Emmanuel> AFAIU, this mode is only supported on Linux, isn't it?  What
>    Emmanuel> about Mac OS X and Windows hosts? If the async mode is not
>    Emmanuel> supported on these hosts, you still some kind of #ifdef,
>    Emmanuel> although it can be defined from the actual platform capability
>    Emmanuel> rather being defined as a build option.  I agree with you, it
>    Emmanuel> would be definitely better if this mode was always supported,
>    Emmanuel> as least on Linux hosts.
> To my knowledge, async mode is available on libusb1, as long as the platform
> supports it, so it is no longer Linux specific.

That is correct. The async mode is in the libusb-1.0 API. So Windows
and Mac OS X support it. Actually FreeBSD's libusb-1.0 Wrapper
also supports the async API.


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