[vdr] [v4l-dvb-maintainer] [Wanted] dvb-ttpci maintainer

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Fri Sep 26 00:31:30 CEST 2008


Hi,

On Fri, 26 Sep 2008, Niels Wagenaar wrote:
> [..] Maybe it's bad that 2 years of development has gone down 
> the drain. [..] (talking about mutliproto)

Only a small part of all multiproto changes will "go down the drain": The 
drivers written especially for multiproto can and will be converted and 
merged. The same will happen with the dvb-driver-core changes. Preferable 
by Manu, as he knows those drivers and their hardware best.

S2API (DVBv5) mainly adds features to the user-interface 
(include/linux/frontend.h) along with some necessary changes in the 
dvb-driver-core. The latter are relatively small and not incompatible with 
the needs of multiproto's internal changes.

The dvb-driver-core mechanisms can be changed at any time - whereas the 
user-interface cannot.

Patrick.

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