[linux-dvb] What do you think of mpsys library ? (for ca_zap)

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Sat Apr 2 18:56:04 CEST 2005

Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Hello
> Manu and I are currently exchanging ideas (and code) related to the
> next ca_zap (i.e. the small user space application in charge of
> sending a ca_pmt message to the CAM on a Twinhan card).
> We are thinking about providing a library to parse PAT and PMT and to
> generate an EN50221 CA_SET_PMT message.
> I've seen that mpsys library [1] alreasy provides a C library to parse
> PMT and most of a TS stream. Using the XML protocol description, it
> should be quite easy to provide an EN50221 parser also.  (although,
> I'm not so sure about the encoding part of the EN50221 messages ... I
> may have to dust off my XSLT cookbook )
> What do you think of this library ?

The main reason why i avoided this library, inspite i was using it, was 
the suggestion by others that a bloat like that should not end up in the 


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