[linux-dvb] [PATCH]Frontends or51132, or51211 move common code to module

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 11:17:38 CEST 2006


Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> On Friday 14 April 2006 05:19, Rusty Scott wrote:
>   
>> The attached patch moves the common logarithm code found in the or51211 and
>> or 51132 frontends into a module that can be accessed by other frontends as
>> well. This patch is in anticipation of using the logarithm code in the
>> lgdt330x module to calculate a signal strength which is currently not done.
>>     
>
> What about making it an "arithmetic module" instead of just for logs? From 
> what I see we're going to be needing a place to put more and more things like 
> this.. e.g. a fixed point implementation might be handy at some point as well 
> (not that I'm suggesting you write that! Just renaming the module).
>   

Yeah, would be nice. The last we discussed, Ralph suggested that we can 
probably add it to dvb-core, rather than a separate module, while being 
at the new modules.




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