"The contents of the database and the generated files can be distributed under 
the terms of either the GNU General Public License (version 2 or later) or of 
the 3-clause BSD License."

Do you want me make this list available in our source tree?

1) Write a script to download it and convert it to our usbdevs*.h files.
2) Match the entries with our own and add usbdevs*_legacy.h for FBSD8 systems, 
so recompilation of existing drivers is straightforward.
3) Test. Review. Bikeshed. Rinse. Repeat.
4) Commit.


On 14 Sep 2010, at 22:31, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:

> On Tuesday 14 September 2010 22:25:46 Alexander Best wrote:
>> also i've been wondering why freebsd keeps its own set of a usb device db?
>> the databse at seems very active.
>> can't we just use a script to create usbdevs from that db? that's how pci
>> ids are mapped to vendors/products on freebsd (see
> If we don't have to GPL the resulting .h and .c files.
> --HPS
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