[linux-dvb] DVB API update

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 18:23:18 CEST 2007


Marcel Siegert wrote:
> Markus Rechberger schrieb:
> ---snip---
> 
>>
>> Why don't abstract the dvb layer from enduser applications and put a
>> general library infront which does that version check and tries to
>> keep things consistend to the end applications?
>> The enduser applications would have to implement that API one time but
>> it would help to keep unnecessary changes away from those applications
>> and even allow to clean up things lateron without breaking all the
>> applications... it's just a thought though..
>>
>> Markus
> markus,
> 
> even if i am ignored by you :)
> 
> if you would like to check out dvb-apps, you may find
> a libdvbapi and that is a kind of user space wrapper for
> such issues.
> i dont know if it is completely done, working, whatever, but the
> approach you want itself , was already started a long time ago.
> 
> i do not know how many people use this, but imho there are not so much.

Mws,

iirc, kaffeine was the first out of the dvb-apps tree user (other than
zap and gnutv)

Regards,
Manu



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