[linux-dvb] Re: Hybrid tuner proposal (V4L/DVB)

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 12:26:37 CEST 2007

Markus Rechberger wrote:
> On 4/16/07, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2007, Manu Abraham wrote:
>> >> Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> I believe many people ("users") would like em28xx to be merged
>> >>> asap, so I'm trying to find a way how it could be done.
>> >> IMHO, code that which is bad should be fixed and then only be accepted
>> >> into the project. I don't see any reason for any person/project to be
>> >> given any special status and things should work just as normally.
>> >>
>> >> It is completely wrong  to artificially create a huge importance/need
>> >> and doing things -- Incorrect way of doing things.
>> >
>> > It's not artificial. The em28xx merge has been delayed for more than
>> > a year with little visible progress.
>> >
>> > That's a disaster.
>> >
>> We have had discussions that have been outstanding since 2005. Don't you
>> feel the same on those ? Do you know how many people were/are still
>> anxiously looking forward, Sorry not just people -- OSS projects
>> (applications and so on), Commercial projects and so on.
> Manu please stay on a constructive level now.

*enough* Stop it. Someone talking constructive. Huh !

> What I don't like about your current approach is that you have to
> duplicate the wrapper in every new hybrid tuner module (eg you have
> one generic core tuning function and you have to build wrappers around
> to fit the i2c and dvb part).


you probably understand now.

> Please point me to your code and where my current approach will break
> the multiproto work you did last year.

You can read that discussion for understanding how. Not multiproto, but
your broken approach _will_ break.


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