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Asynchronous generators yielding detected hotplug events on the USB buses

Project description

aio-usb-hotplug

aio-usb-hotplug is a Python library that provides asynchronous generators yielding detected hotplug events on the USB buses.

Requires Python >= 3.8.

Works with asyncio and trio.

Installation

Use the package manager pip to install aio-usb-hotplug.

pip install aio-usb-hotplug

aio-usb-hotplug depends on PyUSB, which in turn requires libusb or openusb. An easy way to satisfy this requirement is to install libusb-package, which supplies pre-compiled binaries for most platforms:

pip install libusb-package

aio-usb-hotplug will make use of libusb-package if it is installed in the current Python environment.

Usage

Dump all hotplug events related to a specific USB device

from aio_usb_hotplug import HotplugDetector
from trio import run  # ...or asyncio

async def dump_events():
    detector = HotplugDetector.for_device(vid="1050", pid="0407")
    async for event in detector.events():
        print(repr(event))

trio.run(dump_events)

Run an async task for each USB device matching a VID/PID pair

from aio_usb_hotplug import HotplugDetector
from trio import sleep_forever


async def handle_device(device):
    print("Handling device:", repr(device))
    try:
        # Do something meaningful with the device. The task gets cancelled
        # when the device is unplugged.
        await sleep_forever()
    finally:
        # Device unplugged or an exception happened
        print("Stopped handling device:", repr(device))


async def handle_detected_devices():
    detector = HotplugDetector.for_device(vid="1050", pid="0407")
    await detector.run_for_each_device(handle_device)


trio.run(handle_detected_devices)

Contributing

Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Please make sure to update tests as appropriate.

License

MIT

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