Introduction to libusb-compat

The libusb-compat package aims to look, feel and behave exactly like libusb-0.1. It is a compatibility layer needed by packages that have not been upgraded to the libusb-1.0 API.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

libusb-compat Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of libusb-compat

Install libusb-compat by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: libusb-config
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


determines the compile and linker flags that should be used to compile and link programs that use libusb.

is a library that is compatible with libusb-0.1, but uses libusb-1.0 to provide functionality.

Last updated on 2018-08-18 14:53:19 -0700