[linux-dvb] Multiproto API/Driver Update

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Sep 13 00:35:32 CEST 2008


Am Samstag, den 13.09.2008, 01:43 +0400 schrieb Manu Abraham:
> barry bouwsma wrote:
> 
> >>> And some of us non-developers have such hardware and want to try
> >>> it with non-Windows for readily-receiveable DAB.
> >> With some simple definitions ? What applications are used ?
> > 
> > I imagine I will have to hack something out of gaffer tape
> > and chewing gum if I want to actually do anything...
> 
> 
> Use any of the existing applications, "as it is".
> 
> > 
> > Now a completely different question -- I was pleased to see
> > that my not-too-old kernel compiled well with your mp_plus
> > source, and I read on the Wiki that certain basic tools
> > still needed to be ported to multiproto.
> 
> 
> Please use the multiproto tree rather than the multiproto_plus tree.
> 
> 
> > Something hands-on like this is probably the only way I'm
> > ever going to get a clue about the APIs.  And it might even
> > result in something useful in addition.  But I don't have
> > any hardware which requires multiproto, if I'd need that
> > for testing or anything.
> > 
> > Would it be worth it for me to attempt such a port, given
> > that, or will I find it unlikely to get anywhere?  I'm no
> > developer and no programmer, and barely a hacker...
> 
> 
> You don't need to make any ports, neither for the drivers nor for the
> applications ...

Linus and Greg don't get their jobs done or do it too well.

Either stay more away from subsystems or come closer.

To let it hang around over years for cheap, is a pity.

Hermann







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