[linux-dvb] dvbloop - A virtual DVB adapter

Andreas Oberritter obi at linuxtv.org
Sun Nov 25 22:10:50 CET 2007


Hello Steven,

Steven Toth wrote:
> Exposing an input to the kernel demux via userspace doesn't sound like a 
> bad idea. It would certainly allow developers to build DVB/ATSC 
> applications without having access to live feeds, instead using canned 
> loops provided by who-ever.
> 
> Any reason why this feature (not necessarily this specific patch) 
> couldn't be part of the regular v4l-dvb tree?

I think the feature you want is already available. You can write a TS to
dvr0. What makes dvbloop different is that it provides a virtual adapter
(which might also be useful).

Regards,
Andreas



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