[linux-dvb] What do you think of mpsys library ? (for ca_zap)

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Sun Apr 3 09:27:48 CEST 2005


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> Manu Abraham wrote:
> 
>>Eventhough the very first version of ca_zap (not the one that i sent you 
>>recently, but the one i sent you long back maybe a few months back, i 
>>think around November/December) was based on mpsys and was not too happy 
>>due to the generated code.
>>
>>Since i have changed ca_zap's dependency from mpsys, i don't have to 
>>worry about that aspect anymore.
>>
>>What i would prefer is since it has been quite some work on libsi (which 
>>is very small), That could go ahead..
> 
> 
> It depends on where the development is going. IMHO ca_zap should
> stay a small tool similar to szap, so if it works now with libsi,
> why would you want to change that?

The question that was raised by Dominique was that he would like to to 
replace (libsi) the factored out code from ca_zap, with mpsys..

> OTOH if you (or someone else) wants to write a larger dvb library,
> then why reimplement all of SI parsing if there are exisiting libs for it?

Not implementing all of SI parsing, but only selected areas where it 
requires.. Currently ca_zap requires a PAT/PMT parser, that's what libsi 
does..


Manu




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