v4l build (was: Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH] av7110 crash recovery)

Michael Krufky mkrufky at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 16:09:13 CET 2006


On 1/3/06, Oliver Endriss <o.endriss at gmx.de> wrote:
> Gregoire Favre wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 02:33:07AM -0500, Michael Krufky wrote:
> >
> > > However, Mauro pushes our patches from cvs into our own v4l-dvb -git
> > > quite often... The v4l-dvb -git tree is located at:
> >
> > I am now running for two days with the v4l-dvb -git tree and the two
> > patches for av7110 crash recovery. I don't see any change from the
> > regular 2.6.15-rc7 : I also have the VDR crashes from time to time
> > (maybe xine's related ?)but it's not worse :)
>
> Hm - xine? The av7110 driver is for full-featured cards.
>
> The patch will not reduce the number of crashes but it should improve
> recovery from a crash...
>
> > > It would be great for this to be tested, although linuxtv cvs is still
> > > the official repository.  We are mainly using -git as a way to make it
> > > easier to merge our patches upstream into Linus's tree.
> > >
> > > Installing from cvs is easy...
> >
> > WAS easy I would say... with the makelinks... even if it "destroy" your
> > source, a ONE (or two) patch file against a kernel would be much better.
> >
> > > Why dont you follow the instructions in the wiki-howto:
> > >
> > > http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/How_to_build_from_CVS
> >
> > Because I want to compil a complete kernel, and I would like to be able
> > to ONLY compil what I want, not all modules, and some of the DVB stuffs
> > I want IN the kernel, NOT as modules, so I can't test the new v4l-dvb
> > just "easy" ;)
>
> My way[tm]:
> I prefer to test multiple driver versions or cvs snapshots without
> overwriting the modules in /lib/modules/...
>
> So I _never_ use 'make install'. My way[tm]:
> - cd v4l-dvb/v4l
> - make
> - load driver using 'make insmod' or some other script...
>
> You may edit insmod.sh to load only the modules you need.
> Or use a script of your own.
>
> @all:
> Why the hell does a simple 'make' in the v4l-dvb main directory execute
> as 'make install' in the v4l-dvb/v4l dir?
>
> Imho install should _never_ happen automatically.
> - make in the main dir should do a make in v4l
> - make install in the main dir should do a make install in v4l.
>
> Just my 2 cents.
>
> Oliver


This is exactly what happens.... Make install doesnt run unless you
specify 'make install'

...at least, that's what happens on my machine.  Is it running
automatically for you?

Hmmm.... If so, please re-post and cc the v4l list -- Mauro should
know about this.... I cannot reproduce the problem.

-Mike



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