[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#810468: Bug#810468: xfce4-cellmodem-plugin: please switch to libusb 1.0

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat Jan 9 13:49:51 UTC 2016

On ven., 2016-01-08 at 19:39 +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Package: xfce4-cellmodem-plugin
> Version: 0.0.5-5
> Severity: wishlist
> Dear Maintainer,
> xfce4-cellmodem-plugin has a build-depends on libusb-dev. A few years ago
> upstream
> has released a new major version libusb 1.0 with a different API which
> aims to fix design deficiencies with USB 2.0 and 3.0 in mind.
> The old libusb 0.1 package is not supported upstream anymore and should
> be considered deprecated.
> If xfce4-cellmodem-plugin supports the new libusb 1.0 library, please
> consider
> switching the build-depends from libusb-dev to libusb-1.0-0-dev. If not
> please inform upstream that porting the software to the new API is
> recommended.

Actually the last non-l10n commit in upstream git is from 2009, so I'm pretty
sure it doesn't support libusb1 and noone will code it. Considering the
popcon, I guess it's safe to just remove it once it's start to be on the
critical path.


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