Re: [PATCH] V4L: struct video_device corruption

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Jul 24 2006 - 23:08:50 EST

On Sat, 15 Jul 2006 22:31:04 -0300
Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Em Sáb, 2006-07-15 às 23:08 +0000, Robert Fitzsimons escreveu:
> > The layout of struct video_device would change depending on whether
> > videodev.h (V4L1) was include or not before v4l2-dev.h, which caused
> > the structure to get corrupted.
> Hmm... good point! However, I the proper solution would be to trust on
> CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1_COMPAT or CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1 instead. it makes no sense
> to keep a pointer to an unsupported callback, when V4L1 is not selected.

So I've lost the plot with all of this. Does the current git-dvb contain
the desired fixes?

Do we expect this will fix the various DVB crashes which people (including
Alex) have reported?

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