[Spice-devel] Announcing usbredir-0.3.2

Alon Levy alevy at redhat.com
Tue Jan 3 07:36:14 PST 2012

On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 04:29:21PM +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm happy to announce a new official release of usbredir, version 0.3.2
> Changes:
> --------
> -Switched to automake/autoconf/libtool based make system (Christophe Fergeau)
> -usbredirparser:
>  -limited multi-thread safeness, see README.multi-thread
>  -extend the device_connect packet header with a device_version field
>   This new field is only send / received if both sides have the (new)
>   usb_redir_cap_connect_device_version capability.

Not related to usbredir protocol specifically, but what is your intended
usage for both the version and the caps? only bump the version in
extreme cases (change of header, reuse of an existing message with a
different meaning) ?

>  -Add a hello_func callback which gets called after receiving the hello
>   packet from the other side. This can be used to determine when the caps
>   from the other side have been received and it thus is safe to call
>   usbredirparser_send_device_connect.
> -usbredirhost:
>  -limited multi-thread safeness, see README.multi-thread
>  -properly handle clear stalls send from the usbguest
>  -try to keep our iso buffer size near the target size
>  -implement usb_redir_cap_connect_device_version
> Also usbredir has a new "homepage":
> http://spice-space.org/page/UsbRedir
> And getting an official git repo and bugzilla on freedesktop.org are
> in progress.
> Regards,
> Hans
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