[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Latest CVS or51211 compilation

Ivor Hewitt ivor at ivor.org
Mon Feb 21 11:09:12 CET 2005

On Monday 21 Feb 2005 09:52, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, Ivor Hewitt wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Compilation of the current cvs dvb fails with:-
> >
> > drivers/media/dvb/frontends/or51211.h:27:19: bt878.h: No such file or
> > directory
> >
> > for me without the attached patch to the include dirs.
> Hi,
> Your patch fixes the compilation problem, but the question is, why does
> the frontend has the bt878.h included?
> Normally the frontend should not hardwire the device. I don't know if it
> is possible at all, but what if another vendor decides to use the
> or51211-frontend on a device which is not driven by a bt-chip. There
> won't be any bttv_gpio_* functions then.
Indeed. That was my question too, I just didn't presume to know why that 
dependency had been introduced, perhaps it's just a temporary issue while the 
driver is being developed. 
But for now it's handy to have a temporary workaround.


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