[jp] transient usb serial nodes on Fedora 3

Olaf Schulz jpilot at village.in-berlin.de
Wed Jan 26 17:51:39 EST 2005


Hallo Jason,
am Wed, 26.01.2005 um 16:52 h -0500 schriebst Du:
> A while back, I hacked jpilot so that if the jpilot gui received a
> SIGUSR1 signal, it would start a sync.  Then I hacked some more and
> added a command-line option that would detect if jpilot was already
> running and, if it was, send the process a SIGUSR1, otherwise just exit.
> The end effect was I put the following line in /etc/hotplug/usb/visor:
> 
> /bin/su - jday -c "/usr/local/bin/jpilot -s"
> 
> and now all I have to do is put my visor in the cradle and hit the
> hotsync button, and jpilot syncs automatically.
> 
> I've been meaning to create a patch against the latest CVS version of
> jpilot and submit it to the developer list, I just haven't done so yet.
> I'll try and do that tonight.

great! I did not read your post before I sent my last one. 
This would be the first time I'd feel compelled to compile jpilot myself
(all other times Ludovic Rousseau did a great job providing debian packages).

Olaf



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