[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Userspace tuner

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 23:11:13 CEST 2007


On 8/16/07, Simon Kenyon <simon at koala.ie> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 12:39 -0300, Dâniel Fraga wrote:
> > 	I think this is a wonderful idea and I can't wait to see it
> > merged in the official kernel.
> >
> i have not seen anything which would suggest that this is going into the
> kernel anytime soon.

Around 70 devices depend on that at the moment, this is the reason for
this patch.

It also makes tuner development independent of linuxtv and
distributions can decide what tuners they want to support in the end.

Also this doesn't require a change at the core which is the root of
all conflicts.

> i don't know who is "right" but there appear to be serious differences of
> opinion between the developers
> as to how to proceed.
>

I don't want to discuss the other problems this community has; this
should be done in another thread.

Markus



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