[Tokend-Dev] Tokend-Dev Digest, Vol 31, Issue 1

Ludovic Rousseau ludovic.rousseau at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 04:59:38 PDT 2015


2015-08-12 9:14 GMT+02:00 liuddd <liudy75 at 163.com>:
>     Thanks for the reply. In my situation, I have a reader using only USB
> HID(Human Interface Device) protocol to communicate with MacOS, It is  not a
> CCID reader, but I can write a PCSC driver for the reader under Windows and
> then use PCSC API to communicate with it, can I also write a PCSC driver to
> do that under MacOSX? If I can, What should I do to achieve that?
>     Is that only CCID reader can initiate the loading of TokenD? I would
> like to know how securityd, pcscd and tokend interact, and what happened
> from when a USB reader plugin into the system to when the corresponding
> Tokend is loaded.

Yes, you will have to write a PC/SC driver for Mac OS X.

The system will detect when you insert your USB device and start the
PC/SC driver and the different tokend.

Maybe you can write a fake/limited PC/SC driver and use HID directly
(instead of PC/SC) in your tokend.


 Dr. Ludovic Rousseau

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