[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add missing S2 caps flag to S2API

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Thu Dec 25 16:35:05 CET 2008


Hi,

Am Donnerstag, den 25.12.2008, 10:44 +0100 schrieb Helmut Auer:
> Hello Udo
> > After some insights to S2API interface, this looks even better to me:
> >
> > properties.num = 1;
> > properties.props[0].cmd = DTV_DELIVERY_SYSTEM;
> > properties.props[0].u.data = SYS_DVBS2;
> > if (ioctl(d, FE_CAP_SET_PROPERTY, &properties) >= 0) {
> >      // has S2 capability
> > }
> >
> > A generic frontend test function that delivers the necessary S2 
> > capability information, and many other capabilities too. And there are a 
> > lot more delivery systems that seem to be hard to detect, so a query 
> > function 'can do SYS_XXXX' seems necessary anyway.
> >
> >
> >   
> That's a good approach, but I doubt that anyone takes care of it.
> This mailing list is like WOM (Write only Memory) when you post patches 
> or make suggestions :(
> 

if I get the status right for this one, we have from Klaus a fully
qualified patch according to README.patches.

http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-dvb/msg30371.html

Further we have at least an ACK from Steven and no NACK so far.

http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-dvb/msg30817.html

But that ACK also means that he will not forward it himself to Mauro
through one of his development repositories by a pull request.

This would cause a signed-off-by from him being in the commit chain.

In this case direct mail to Mauro is requested to let him know a patch
on the list is considered to be ready, or wait until he gets aware of
it.

Igor has added some more S2 capable devices, IIRC.

Cheers,
Hermann


 








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