Bug 729901 - usb.ids is missing in rebased usbutils package
usb.ids is missing in rebased usbutils package
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: usbutils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: rc
: 6.2
Assigned To: Jiri Moskovcak
: Rebase
: 729842 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 729903
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Reported: 2011-08-11 03:51 EDT by Caspar Zhang
Modified: 2015-02-08 16:42 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: usbutils-003-2.el6
Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
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: 729903 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2011-12-06 11:18:34 EST
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Description Caspar Zhang 2011-08-11 03:51:38 EDT
Description of problem:

usb.ids is required by /usr/bin/lsusb.py command which is new in rebased usbutils package.

w/o this file, lsusb.py returns python errors like:

# lsusb.py 
 WARNING: Failure to read usb.ids
(<type 'exceptions.IOError'>, IOError(2, 'No such file or directory'), <traceback object at 0x7f0782d411b8>)
usb1            1d6b:0002 09  2.00 480MBit/s   0mA 1IFs (ehci_hcd 0000:00:1a.7) hub
usb2            1d6b:0002 09  2.00 480MBit/s   0mA 1IFs (ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7) hub

# rpm -ql usbutils

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Comment 1 Jiri Moskovcak 2011-08-11 04:03:16 EDT
It's not missing it's packaged separately in package hwdata, I just didn't noticed libusb.py, so I didn't patched it. (I would expect it to honour the path to usb.ids from makefile, but it doesn't)
Comment 3 Jiri Moskovcak 2011-08-11 04:38:16 EDT
*** Bug 729842 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Jiri Moskovcak 2011-08-11 04:38:32 EDT
Scratch build with fixed lsusb.py:


Can you please try it and send me some feedback?
Comment 5 Caspar Zhang 2011-08-11 05:44:55 EDT
# lsusb.py 
usb1            1d6b:0002 09  2.00 480MBit/s   0mA 1IFs (ehci_hcd 0000:00:1a.7) hub
usb2            1d6b:0002 09  2.00 480MBit/s   0mA 1IFs (ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7) hub
usb3            1d6b:0001 09  1.10  12MBit/s   0mA 1IFs (uhci_hcd 0000:00:1a.0) hub

No more warning. Seems lsusb.py has found the right location of usb.ids now.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2011-12-06 11:18:34 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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