[linux-dvb] Multiproto API/Driver Update

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 23:43:15 CEST 2008

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 ...


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