Anyone working on V4L2 for BSD?
julian at elischer.org
Tue Apr 12 14:27:08 PDT 2005
Christian Gusenbauer wrote:
>On Tuesday, 12. April 2005 22:14, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>Jacob Meuser wrote:
>>>I'd much rather see the problems fixed than a shim added to it.
>>>how about working about multiple frame buffers? that's probably need
>>>for many V4L2 programs. IMO, it would be better (maybe even easier)
>>>to rewrite bktr with a V4L2 interface than to try to add V4L2 to it.
>>I wasn't planning on either, but rather making a v4l2 framework to allow
>>drivers and utilities to hook to each other.. whether the bktr driver
>>or shimmed is an orthogonal question :-)
>Well, that's exactly what I wrote some years ago. There's on one hand the v4l2
>framework and on the other hand there's a driver (in my case, it's a bktr
>one) which registers itself at the v4l2 framework. Then, the latter creates
>the device nodes and the applications use these nodes to get in contact with
>the driver. Julian, I think that's what you are looking for, isn't it?
I'd like to look at what you got done..
I'm also trying to contact the Linux developers about the ability to use
their .h file directly.
having a V4L interface available will make such things as gnomemeeting
porting a LOT easier.
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