[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add missing S2 caps flag to S2API

Thomas Creutz thomas.creutz at gmx.de
Mon Dec 22 14:39:11 CET 2008


Artem Makhutov schrieb:
> I fully understand what you mean. I would also like to adress the
> remarks of Berry:
> 
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-November/030539.html
> 
> Here we can define the frontend type and check if it is DVB-S or DVB-S2
> or whatever and also define the modulations that the frontend is capable
> to handle (in case a device won't work with the "professional"
> modulations like 16APSK).
> 
> Applications like VDR can check the fe_type flags, and applications that
> require more info could check fe_caps.
> 
> I am not sure about this all, and I would like to see some comments from
> some people that are more familiar it. Specially changing fe_type looks
> like it will break the binary compatibility, so maybe it would be better
> to define a new enum for this flags...
> 

I think, it can be a (or the) solution. Why nobody answered on this?
Have I not read something? Is a solution found?

Regards,
Thomas



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