[linux-dvb] [RFC/PATCH] moving commonly used frontend configs
to separate drivers
obi at linuxtv.org
Sat Jul 23 20:01:11 CEST 2005
On Sat, 2005-07-23 at 14:21 +0100, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> On Saturday 23 July 2005 09:30, Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> > http://www.saftware.de/frontend.diff
> > It's not finished yet, but I hope to get some comments from you.
> Isn't this what the dvb-pll.c/h stuff was trying to achieve? Or does that have
no, the new files contain all NIM specific code like inittabs, symbol
rate setting (e.g. for the stv0299) and the config struct. dvb-pll.c/h
can IMHO still be used with this approach.
> One thing though - the 'frontends' dir is a bit of a misnomer - it should
> really be 'demodulators', but we're kinda stuck with it now. If you did
Actually demodulators and plls since dvb-pll.[ch] ;)
> this, it would be good to differentiate the non-demodulator code from the
> demodulator code - put it in a subdirectory, or prefix the filenames by
> As to what I'd suggest for a prefix/dirname.... hmm.. its not _really_ "PLL"
> is it; since you're naming it after the tinbox and not the PLL chip itself.
> What about "dvbnim_" since most of the manufacturers call those things NIMs
The reason why I put them into this directory was that I think "NIM"
equals "frontend" more than "demodulators" do.
OK, I will prefix the new files. I guess "nim_" is enough, because we're
already in media/dvb.
How about this structure somewhere in the distant future?
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