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Re: [PATCH 09/13] u2f-passthru: put it into the 'usb' category

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/13] u2f-passthru: put it into the 'usb' category
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 07:58:33 +0100

On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 03:04:52PM +0100, Philippe Mathieu-Daudé wrote:
> On 11/15/20 7:48 PM, Gan Qixin wrote:
> > The category of the u2f-passthru device is not set, put it into the 'usb'
> > category.
> I guess we discussed this with Thomas 1 or 2 years ago
> but I don't remember. I think it was about using set_bits()
> so devices can appear in multiple categories.
> Gerd, do you know what is the point of the "usb" category for
> management apps? This is a bus accepting multiple better
> categorized devices (display, storage, input, network, sound).

Right now we have the host adapters collected in the usb category.
Maybe we should rename the category to make that clear.

And, yes, tagging the u2f devices as "usb" doesn't look useful.

> Unrelated but multiple devices are related to SECURITY.
> Maybe it is time to introduce the DEVICE_CATEGORY_SECURITY?

Either that, or place it in the "misc" category.

take care,

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