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

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Wed Nov 26 21:10:40 CET 2008

Le mercredi 26 novembre 2008 20:45:36 Seppo Ingalsuo, vous avez écrit :
> Morgan Tørvolt wrote:
> > In all honesty, having this as a user setting,
> > it would only need to be set once, which hardly qualify as hard work.
> I fully support Klaus' opinion. My motherboard bios and udev initialize
> my three DVB cards into "random" order that is depending whether the
> boot was cold or warm. Application level setting of dvbN device
> capabilities would not work for me reliably.

Since there is no way to uniquely identify a device, your problem could 
Anyway, i agree that querying such capabilities (and more in future) is 
Just a matter of time.
Klaus' proposal would work, but i'm not sure it's the right way, looks old 
fashion. I think the right way is to use the new API. Steven already had ideas 
in this matter but was too buzy. Let's hope he comes soon on this issue. 
(maybe end of week)

Christophe Thommeret

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