Does anything require /proc/bus/usb?
enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri Jul 17 17:14:56 UTC 2009
Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> writes:
> If not, should it be phased out?
Is there some upstream (linux kernel) discussion to remove usbfs? If
not, it should stay as-is.
I use it regularly because it
a) is accessibly by ordinary users
b) provides more terse information than 'lsusb -v'
c) gives information about used drivers
> I'm referencing a use case with VirtualBox that looks for /proc/bus/usb
> by default and will use that instead of libusb for USB device access.
Why not patch VirtualBox to do it correctly?
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