Writing some C code for USB mouse.
More specifically writing configuration and information to mouse like poll, sensitivity, button actions, colors (light), tactile alters, OLED etc.
Started out with this old article where
libhid is recommended over
Looking at libhid it seems to since have died. Last commit on that project is from 2012, - and it is C++. But I found some links saying one should go over to
However, hidapi also seems to be fairly dead. Last commit from 2016. Or perhaps it is simply stable?
It could look like one is better off using
libusb after all. Starting out with a 15 year old article - it is not that much of a stretch.
Question is if I am missing something? Is
libusb the way to go?
Have done some quick tests with
and it works nice - at least for the quick tests I have done. But a HID library would perhaps be better?
From native package options I have at least:
libhidapi-dev libhidapi-libusb0 libhidrd0-dbg libhidapi-hidraw0 libhidrd0 libhidrd0-dev
libusb-0.1-4 libusbmuxd4 libusb-1.0-0 libusbmuxd-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev libusbmuxd-tools libusb-1.0-doc libusb-ocaml libusbauth-configparser1 libusb-ocaml-dev libusbauth-configparser-dev libusbprog0v5 libusb-dev libusbprog-dev libusbguard0 libusbredirhost1 libusbhid-common libusbredirhost-dev libusb-java libusbredirparser1 libusb-java-dbg libusbredirparser-dev libusb-java-doc libusbtc08-1 libusb-java-lib libusbtc08-dev