Anyone working on V4L2 for BSD?

Christian Gusenbauer c47g at
Wed Apr 13 09:20:51 PDT 2005

Hi Julian!

I'll send you the sources.


On Tuesday, 12. April 2005 23:27, Julian Elischer wrote:
> Christian Gusenbauer wrote:
> >Hi!
> >
> >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
> >>gets rewritten
> >>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?
> yes
> 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
> and SANE
> porting a LOT easier.
> >Ciao,
> >Christian.
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