[linux-dvb] Re: videodev.ko not installed when using v4l-dvb (HG) and conflicting symbols

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Thu Mar 16 19:18:00 CET 2006

Michael Krufky wrote:
> Chad Flynt wrote:
>> C.Y.M wrote:
>>> Matthias Schwarzott wrote:
>>>> On Friday 03 March 2006 23:29, C.Y.M wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> Regarding installation of videodev there still is the problem
>>>> described here:
>>>> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-January/007601.html
>>>> This is about wrong order of includes in the Makefile.   
>>> Has this been fixed yet?  I am still not getting videodev.ko
>>> installed until I
>>> hack the Makefile.  I am wondering why none of the other developers are
>>> experiencing problems.
>> I get the same issue, unless I manually install the videodev.ko or
>> like you say edit the Makefile so that it installs it.  Kinda a pain,
>> but ya do what ya gotta do till it is fixed, hopefully they will
>> address it soon!
> I fixed this in my 'pending' tree two weeks ago, but Mauro refused to
> merge my fix:
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/pending
> patch viewable at:
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/pending?cmd=changeset;node=91fe5ce70b0b
> I have become thoroughly frustrated in trying to explain to Mauro why
> the #ifdef test fails in the inst_foo section of the Makefile, so I've
> given up.  That tree will remain on linuxtv.org until he merges it or
> somebody else proposes an alternate fix.
> I have moved on, and I'm working on fixing some things for the in-kernel
> build process.  Matthias says that the Makefile inclusion order is
> wrong... Matthias, please propose a patch to fix it.
> In the meantime, you guys can do the following to pull a clean
> up-to-date tree containing this fix:
> hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb
> cd v4l-dvb
> hg pull -u http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/pending
> make
> make install
> I hope this helps,
> Michael Krufky
> P.S.:  C.Y.M.  -- How did you find my ~mkrufky/2.6.16/ quilt series?  I
> mentioned it in #v4l just a few hours before you posted your email, but
> I don't recall seeing you in the chat room?  just curious...  Anyhow,
> proper 2.6.16 compatability has been applied to v4l-dvb master.

Thanks, Michael. I hope this gets resolved soon too.  I just happened to have
overheard someone speak of your quilt series on a different IRC channel just a
few minutes after I sent that first email.  They must have been in the other
#v4l channel with you.  I cant recall who it was though. :)

Best Regards,

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