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Re: got a new problem with heyu, and it is a bug in bfltty that kills all /dev/ttyUSBnumber's




On Tue 21 May 2019 at 14:05:01 (-0400), Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 May 2019 11:41:00 am Curt wrote:
> > On 2019-05-21, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > This to me is a bug that needs fixed.  No sense in denying someone
> > > using
> >
> > There are already oldenbugs flurrying around the question, Gene.
> >
> > Here's one from 2012:
> >
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=667616
> >
> > tags 667616 + wontfix
> >
> >  Arthur Magill, le Thu 05 Apr 2012 13:10:27 +0200, a écrit :
> >  > Can brltty be convinced not to grab this connection?
> >
> >  It could, but we don't want to, as it would break brltty for people
> > who use the braille devices with chips using that ID, making the
> > computer completely unusable for them, really not a good thing.
> >
> > writes Monsieur THIBAULT
> >
> > > braile facilities being denied the use of such adapters.  Thats
> > > discriminatory.  And its a bug that could potentially generate a
> > > lawsuit. So I'm going to add the debian-user list to the CC: Maybe
> > > someone else with more experience at navigating their way thru
> > > bugzilla can do it based on what I've written here.
> >
> > We are positively discriminating in favor of the blind.
> >
> > > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> 
> Then perhaps the better question is why was it running on a new stretch 
> install?   I think it probably could be fixed to keep both camps happy.

Why not use   aptitude why   to find out. Are you running a DE?
Or are you installing Suggests perhaps?

Cheers,
David.