[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Multi protocol support

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 13:32:05 CEST 2006


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2006, Manu Abraham wrote:
>   
>> Andreas Oberritter wrote:
>>     
>>>> +typedef enum {
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_DVB_S,
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_DVB_C,
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_DVB_T,
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_DSS,
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_ATSC,
>>>> +       DMX_PROTO_DVB_S2
>>>> +} dmx_protocol_t;
>>>>         
>>> Why should a demux care how the TS was delivered? All DVB variants and
>>> ATSC use MPEG-2 TS, right? I don't know about DSS though.
>>>       
>> Some protocols need different SYNC words , stream lengths etc for the 
>> demuxer to work (DSS and DVB-S2 differ from DVB-S/C/T/ATSC) DSS has a 
>> different SYNC word and a different stream lengths, but S2 has more 
>> modes of operation which again needs this.
>>
>> So there are 3 different categories
>> (1) DVB--> DVB-S/C/T/ATSC
>> (2) DSS
>> (3) DVB-S2 --> multiple modes
>>     
>
> "Protocol" is wrong, it should be named "transport stream format",
>   

ok, i will change it to TSFORMAT, but would you like to have the same 
for both the frontend and the demux , or delivery system DELSYS for the 
frontend and TSFORMAT for the demux and the adapter ?



Manu




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