[linux-dvb] Separate modules for for misc. device parts in dvb-kernel/linux?

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Mon Jul 11 21:52:45 CEST 2005

Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> >Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> >>what would be a correct place to put miscellaneous modules such as complex
> >>tuners (e.g mt2060, if it will ever exist) or LNB control ICs (e.g
> >>LNBP21).
> >>
> >>I wouldn't want to put it into frontends/ as they are no frontends.
> >>
> >>I'm asking because I need the LNBP21-functions for yet another
> >>(USB-)device and would therefore put it into a separate module instead of
> >>putting it into the USB-driver.
> >>
> >>As the LNBP21 is controlled via i2c I would write it like a
> >>frontend-driver (with a config-struct and an attach-function).
> >>
> >>Does someone already thought about such an issue? If so, please share
> >>your results.
> >
> >I would put it in frontends/, like dvb-pll.
> OK, what about a subdir in frontends? Like frontends/misc/?

I think it is superflous.


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