Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [ANNOUNCE] RNDIS Gadget Driver

From: don
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 21:53:15 EST

On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 09:02:18AM -0800, David Brownell wrote:
> >>There's a file system protocol used by many digital still cameras,
> >>which isn't actually camera-specific. Not MSFT-specific either.
> >>...
> >
> >A host driver "USB PTP Storage" would be really nice too. First
> >as a generic camera interface, second to access a gadget with the
> >PTP interface.
> >
> >(Please embarrass me by saying there already is one, I'll be so happy
> >I won't care :-) ).
> There isn't one. There are two. No need to be embarrassed ... ;)
> They're both user-mode drivers. "gPhoto2", and "jPhoto". The
> author of jPhoto (moi) hasn't had time to update that code in
> ages.

These are applications, not file system interfaces like USB Mass Storage.
I want to mount the camera or gadget file system and access it from any
program, not run a separate app to fetch files like Mass Stor. mounts
a memory device.

Why create a dedicated app like a camera interface instead of using your
favorite image browser on some files?

Don Reid
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