From: Robert Lipe <robertlipe@us...> - 2005-01-21 21:34:00
> Hi I was curious as to how the development of Libusb for Mac OS X was
> going, I don't have all that much programing experience but I'd be glad to
> do what I can.
contains a pretty recent status.
The problem is that the Garmins make such a mockery of the USB protocol
spec that it requires a change to the core OS to deal with them. When I
was talking to the OSX developers in late Nov/Dec, they said it would be
in Tiger (10.4) and the successor to 10.3.6. Unfortunately, 10.3.7 came
and the fix isn't there.
Until either Garmin fixes their GPS or Apple modifies the OS to
compensate for this defect, there's really not a lot we can do other
than pressuring Garmin to pay attention to specifications. Of course,
the minute you mention anything other than "Windows" in your request,
the discussion never makes it past the support guys.
You can see the surrounding discussions with Apple's guys within several