USB *Host* VCP example

See: http://e2e.ti.com/f/471/p/45125/154912.aspx#154912

As PCs are rapidly losing their COM ports, and just having USB, so devices are now losing their RS232 ports and providing only a USB Device connection.

Previously, it was easy to use devices with microcontrollers by connecting to the UART - now we increasingly need to be able to provide a USB Host socket to act as a "virtual COM port".

Unfortunately, nobody seems to provide any examples of this!

:-(

There are loads of USB Host examples for mass-storage and HID - but (virtually) nothing for VCP (or CDC).

:-(

So, it'd be great to have a Host* VCP example - something into which you could connect a standard USB-to-Serial adaptor, for the purposes of demonstration...

See also: http://www.8052.com/forumchat/read/168024

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