[linux-dvb] Merging hvr3000 into main branch
ecastellano at microgenesis.es
Thu Aug 9 18:53:01 CEST 2007
Steven Toth wrote:
> CityK wrote:
>> Emilio Castellano wrote:
>>> I've been using steve's branch for hauppauge hvr3000 for a
>>> while.....I'd like to know if somebody knows when it'll be commited
>>> steve's branch with dvb-s support to the main branch.
>> As I believe that the hvr-3000 is fairly similar (except S2?) to the
>> hvr-4000, some recent insight from Steve may also explain the situation
>> for your device:
> The hvr3000 tree takes a very different approach to implementation vs
> the hvr4000. The HVR3000 adds support to the saa and cx88 tree's for
> multiple exclusive frontends on a single bus, enabling applications to
> open either a DVB-T or DVB-S frontend.
> It's proof of concept code. I asked for feedback very early on the new
> mechanism and the general consensus was positive. However, the tree
> contains changes to the DVB frontend framework and should be reviewed
> more closely prior to any updates/rework/merge activity.
> Given the current hybrid tuner project, it would be wise to leave the
> HVR3000 and HVR4000 tree's as-is. These product use hybrid tuners
> FMD1216 and will benefit from the tuner refactoring projects.
> - Steve
Thanks for the status info Steve. I'll look forward to see included this
new approach in the main repo.
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