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Device::dump_usb(3)   User Contributed Perl Documentation  Device::dump_usb(3)

NAME
       dump_usb.pl - Use Device::USB to	list USB devices.

VERSION
       Version 0.02

SYNOPSIS
       The "dump_usb.pl" program provides a relatively crude dump of the
       information available from any USB devices installed on the system.

DESCRIPTION
       This module provides a Perl interface to	the C library libusb. This
       library supports	a relatively full set of functionality to access a USB
       device. In addition to the libusb, functioality,	Device::USB provides a
       few convenience features	that are intended to produce a more Perl-ish
       interface.

       If called without arguments, the	program	lists all installed USB
       devices on all busses. This is just a Data::Dumper dump of the
       structures, so it is not	the most user friendly output in the world.
       (However, the program was only intended as a quick hack to verify that
       Device::USB was working.)

       If called with arguments, they are expected to be a vendor id and a
       product id.  (These arguments can be in hex if you precede them with
       "0x".) The program searches for a device	that matches that vendor id
       and product id. If it finds one,	the device filename is printed,	along
       with the	vendor and product ids.

       If the program can open the device, it will also	print the manufacture
       name and	product	name as	reported by the	device.

DEPENDENCIES
       This module depends on the Device::USB and Data::Dumper modules,	as
       well as the strict and warnings pragmas.	Obviously, libusb must be
       available for Device::USB to function.

AUTHOR
       G. Wade Johnson (wade at	anomaly	dot org) Paul Archer (paul at
       paularcher dot org)

       Houston Perl Mongers Group

BUGS
       The output format is extremely non-friendly.

       The program only	returns	the first matching USB device.

       Please report any bugs or feature requests to
       "bug-maze-svg1@rt.cpan.org", or through the web interface at
       <http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Device::USB>.	I will be
       notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your
       bug as I	make changes.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
       Thanks go to various members of the Houston Perl	Mongers	group for
       input on	the module. But	thanks mostly go to Paul Archer	who proposed
       the project and helped with the development.

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE
       Copyright 2006 Houston Perl Mongers

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the same terms as Perl itself.

perl v5.32.0			  2006-10-13		   Device::dump_usb(3)

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