[linux-dvb] libdvbapi clarification

timecop timecop at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 11:40:13 CEST 2007


> The "hole" at bytes 2 and 3 seems like a typical implementation detail
> that a library should hide from its users. Wouldn't it be saner to change
> the API so that the function takes 16 filter/mask values and adds the
> unused bytes itself?

That would make sense if linux DVB stuff was written by professionals,
but here you're going to find that 'scratching an itch' will take
priority over sane, documented interfaces. Oh, and don't even start on
documentation.

-tc



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