[PD] Current status of HID on OS X and Windows?

Christof Ressi christof.ressi at gmx.at
Tue Oct 8 13:32:01 CEST 2019

I just tried to build it on Windows but failed with various linker errors, etc. I can try to fix it, but I don't have time right now, unfortunately...


> Gesendet: Dienstag, 08. Oktober 2019 um 12:16 Uhr
> Von: "Peter P." <peterparker at fastmail.com>
> An: pd-list at lists.iem.at
> Betreff: Re: [PD] Current status of HID on OS X and Windows?
> * Fede Camara Halac <camarafede at gmail.com> [2019-10-08 00:54]:
> > The repo has a binary and it works on recent osx just fine!
> This is good to head Fede. Which devices are you able to open and are
> there any issues regarding permissions?
> In my original post I was asking about 64bit Linux and 32bit windows
> binaries. Thanks for your reply Jean-Yves, I managed to compile and load
> the 64bit Linux binary myself by now.
> Note that on Debian the current user needs to be a member of the 'input'
> group to have permissions to read /dev/input/event* devices. I wonder
> what would be the best way to give these permissions only to certain
> devices, not all HID devices such as keyboards and mice but this is an
> operating system question.
> Out of curiosity, how would I compile a 32bit Linux binary? Is
> this a matter of giving a simple compiler flag?
> Would be terrific if someone able could produce a windows 32bit and
> 64bit binary! Rumors on this list say that Christof owns and operates a
> windows compiler. ;)
> Then this external could be tested on the three OSes, which is what the
> hidio author seems to have intended.
> P
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