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post Mar 2 2005, 05:58 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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why is it that there are duplicate entries in /dev directory? (for eg /dev/ttyUSB0 and /dev/usb/ttyUSB0). What difference does it make for a programmer to use the USB API,s in usb.c,printer.c etc and using Libusb?
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post Mar 2 2005, 10:52 AM
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Its GNU/

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Different programs look in different places. Its probably someting to do with being compatible with other UNIX systems

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