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#!/usr/bin/env python
# poor man's "lsusb -d" for Mac OS X
import argparse
import plistlib
import subprocess
import sys
devices = []
def add_device(item):
if '_items' in item:
for i in item['_items']:
add_device(i)
product_id = item.get('product_id', 'unknown')
vendor_id = item.get('vendor_id', 'unknown')
if '(' in vendor_id:
vendor_id = vendor_id[:vendor_id.index('(')]
vendor_id = vendor_id.replace('0x', '').strip()
product_id = product_id.replace('0x', '').strip()
devices.append('%s:%s' % (vendor_id, product_id))
def main():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
parser.add_argument('-d', '--device')
args = parser.parse_args()
data = subprocess.check_output(['system_profiler', '-xml', 'SPUSBDataType'])
usb_data = plistlib.readPlistFromString(data)
for _item in usb_data[0]['_items']:
for item in _item['_items']:
add_device(item)
if args.device:
matches = filter(lambda d: d.startswith(args.device), devices)
if len(matches) == 0:
sys.exit(1)
for match in matches:
print match
sys.exit(0)
for device in devices:
print device
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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