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Watch for USB device connection/disconnection events

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Constructors

new
Signature hs.usb.watcher.new(fn) -> watcher
Type Constructor
Description Creates a new watcher for USB device events
Parameters
  • fn - A function that will be called when a USB device is inserted or removed. The function should accept a single parameter, which is a table containing the following keys:
    • eventType - A string containing either "added" or "removed" depending on whether the USB device was connected or disconnected
    • productName - A string containing the name of the device
    • vendorName - A string containing the name of the device vendor
    • vendorID - A number containing the Vendor ID of the device
    • productID - A number containing the Product ID of the device
Returns
  • A hs.usb.watcher object
Source extensions/usb/libusb_watcher.m line 177

Methods

start
Signature hs.usb.watcher:start() -> watcher
Type Method
Description Starts the USB watcher
Parameters
  • None
Returns
  • The hs.usb.watcher object
Source extensions/usb/libusb_watcher.m line 212
stop
Signature hs.usb.watcher:stop() -> watcher
Type Method
Description Stops the USB watcher
Parameters
  • None
Returns
  • The hs.usb.watcher object
Source extensions/usb/libusb_watcher.m line 251