Dave Mielke, on Thu 13 Oct 2016 10:36:36 -0400, wrote:
> [quoted lines by Samuel Thibault on 2016/10/13 at 01:24 +0200]
> >We continue getting reports that brltty happens to get installed on some
> >box for some reason, and the generic USB probing interferes with
> >non-braille devices.  We have notably received:
> >
> >“for example it grabbed my USB<->1wire
> >adapter which had "manufacturer"  and "product" field customized:
> >
> >Device: ID 0403:6001 Future Technology Devices International, Ltd
> ...
> >Couldn't Brltty use the iManufacturer field (and perhaps iProduct field
> >too) to whitelist only devices which have the expected iManufacturer?
> Yes, it certainly could. The problem with this case - 0403:6001 - is that 
> those 
> HandyTech devices haven't been programmed to be particularly unique.
>    Manufacturer: FTDI
>    Product: USB <-> Serial

Ok, but it's still better to only whitelist those, and not devices for
which the manufacturer does have programmed something else.

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