[linux-dvb] Hauppauge HVR1400 DVB-T support / XC3028L

Brandon Philips brandon at ifup.org
Tue Apr 22 21:33:42 CEST 2008

On 12:22 Tue 22 Apr 2008, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Apr 2008 20:44:49 -0700
> Brandon Philips <brandon at ifup.org> wrote:
> > On 23:26 Mon 21 Apr 2008, Steven Toth wrote:
> > >  I've passed some patches to Mauro that add support for the Hauppauge
> > >  HVR1400 Expresscard in DVB-T mode. (cx23885 bridge, dib7000p
> > >  demodulator and the xceive xc3028L silicon tuner)
> > >
> > >  If you're interested in testing then wait for the patches to appear
> > >  in the http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb tree.
> > >
> > >  You'll need to download firmware from
> > >  http://steventoth.net/linux/hvr1400
> > >
> > >  Post any questions or issues here.
> > 
> > Could you post the patches to the lists for review?  CC'ing both
> > linux-dvb at linuxtv.org and video4linux-list at redhat.com is appropriate.
> > 
> > It is really difficult staying on top of V4L with private trees and
> > private mails going around  :(
> The better way for you to track about committed patches is what's described on
> item 5: "Knowing about newer patches committed at master hg repository", of
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/raw-file/tip/README.patches.
> Basically, if you subscribe to linuxtv-commits ML[1], you'll receive an email for
> every newly committed changeset.

I think the list is broken.  The archives haven't received anything
since Feb.  2008... http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linuxtv-commits/

I also signed up but haven't receive emails from anything you merged a
few hours ago.

> I think it is better to have a separate list for this, to avoid increasing the
> traffic at the main lists, since we have a large number of commits, especially
> during the merge window.
> For example, it is expected a 50 patch series with
> improvements to pvrusb2. Just flooding those emails to the main lists seems
> overkill to most users. Better to keep this in track on a separate ML.

Ok, we need some list that is open to everyone and gets a majority of
the patches.  If linuxtv-commits gets fixed up that might work.

> This is just my 2 cents. I'm open to discuss improvements on this
> process.

I am just concerned about the v4l-dvb-maintainers list being too private
and private trees not getting enough review before going into mainline.
linuxtv-commits may help.



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