[linux-dvb] Rationalisation of /dev/adapterX/caY devices

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Mon Apr 10 17:41:48 CEST 2006

> Well, that's one way. We move CA related stuff from the user into the
> kernel space. It doesn't matter for me (I'm trying to implement multiple
> CAM support for libdvben50221 with Andrew at the moment), but wouldn't it
> break other software (like vdr etc) which depend on this?
> So we have two options right now:
> - implementing a kernel layer with support for both, the old and the new
> method

Thats kinda why I was asking - to see what people thought. I've just had a 
look at the VDR source, and it won't cope with this change. So we can't do it 
really... maybe if we ever do another version of the DVB API.

> - breaking API of libdvben50221, which hasn't been published offically
> (only available through mercury)

I don't mind breaking this API. its still under development.

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