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

From: ganqixin
Subject: RE: [PATCH 09/13] u2f-passthru: put it into the 'usb' category
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 13:37:35 +0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé [mailto:philmd@redhat.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 16, 2020 10:05 PM
> To: ganqixin <ganqixin@huawei.com>; qemu-devel@nongnu.org;
> qemu-trivial@nongnu.org; Marc-André Lureau
> <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>; thuth@redhat.com
> Cc: Chenqun (kuhn) <kuhn.chenqun@huawei.com>; Zhanghailiang
> <zhang.zhanghailiang@huawei.com>; Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>;
> Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/13] u2f-passthru: put it into the 'usb' category
> 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).
> Unrelated but multiple devices are related to SECURITY.
> Maybe it is time to introduce the DEVICE_CATEGORY_SECURITY?

Hi, Philippe
Thanks for your reply, but I'm not sure if it is appropriate to add a security 
category to place this device.
(Maybe it's because I don't know much about these device, I haven't find many 
safety-related devices in 'misc' category or uncategorized devices)

Gan Qixin

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