[linux-dvb] removal em28xx from linuxtv.org

timecop timecop at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 10:17:11 CEST 2007

I wholeheartedly welcome our new EM28XX overlords..
erm I mean, I totally support this decision if it results in better
hardware support.


> since I officially take care about the latest Empia em28xx code I want
> to get that project removed from linuxtv.org.
> Mauro already broke some parts in the incomplete inkernel linux driver.
> Since the few developers here who cannot just shut their mouth and
> accept others work I don't see another way out.
> I will rebase the code a last time and add a binary module interface
> to the em28xx driver to allow the usage of proprietary dvb-t demod and
> tuner code from userspace. Mauro is probably aware of wasting my time,
> and the 3-4 other people who are against 1 1/2 years of work which has
> been done are probably aware either of it.
> I will stop any further cooperation with that project since I simply
> don't have the time for all these useless flamewars with people who
> don't know it better.
> If opensource isn't entirely possible because of a flawed community
> it's better to go binary.
> best regards,
> Markus

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