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Thursday, June 25, 2020

New version of libccid: 1.4.33

I just released version 1.4.33 of libccid the Free Software CCID class smart card reader driver.


1.4.33 - 25 June 2020, Ludovic Rousseau
  • Add support of
    • Genesys Logic CCID Card Reader (idProduct: 0x0771)
    • Swissbit Secure USB PU-50n SE/PE
  • add --enable-oslog argument for macOS
    • use os_log(3) for macOS >= 10.12 (Sierra)
  • Update PCSC submodule to get Unicode support
  • Some minor improvements

Sunday, June 14, 2020

New version of pcsc-lite: 1.9.0

I just released a new version of pcsc-lite 1.9.0.
pcsc-lite is a Free Software implementation of the PC/SC (or WinSCard) API for Unix systems.

This version includes 2 changes I already documented on this blog:
Because of the major speed improvement I decided to name this version 1.9.0.


1.9.0: Ludovic Rousseau
14 June 2020
  • SCardEndTransaction(): greatly improve performances (x300)
  • tokenparser: accept any Unicode character in a reader name
  • Use /run instead of /var/run by default
  • Fix a memory leak from a polkit call
  • Some other minor improvements