[linux-dvb] [PATCH]Frontends or51132, or51211 move common code to module

Rusty Scott rustys at ieee.org
Wed Apr 19 00:21:35 CEST 2006

So can someone give me a quick decision on what I should do? Should I
put that code into dvb-core.c or make a new dvb_core_math.c?



On Fri, 2006-04-14 at 13:17 +0400, Manu Abraham wrote:
> Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> > On Friday 14 April 2006 05:19, Rusty Scott wrote:
> >   
> >> The attached patch moves the common logarithm code found in the or51211 and
> >> or 51132 frontends into a module that can be accessed by other frontends as
> >> well. This patch is in anticipation of using the logarithm code in the
> >> lgdt330x module to calculate a signal strength which is currently not done.
> >>     
> >
> > What about making it an "arithmetic module" instead of just for logs? From 
> > what I see we're going to be needing a place to put more and more things like 
> > this.. e.g. a fixed point implementation might be handy at some point as well 
> > (not that I'm suggesting you write that! Just renaming the module).
> >   
> Yeah, would be nice. The last we discussed, Ralph suggested that we can 
> probably add it to dvb-core, rather than a separate module, while being 
> at the new modules.
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