Re: [RESEND][PATCH 1/2] v4l2: modify the webcam video standard handling

From: Hans Verkuil
Date: Mon Aug 31 2009 - 10:44:58 EST

> Em Mon, 31 Aug 2009 09:33:23 +0200
> "Hans Verkuil" <hverkuil@xxxxxxxxx> escreveu:
>> > TV standards only apply to analog video. Let's simply not use it for
>> > digital
>> > video. We don't expect drivers to implement VIDIOC_[GS]_JPEGCOMP with
>> fake
>> > values when they don't support JPEG compression, so we should not
>> expect
>> > them
>> > to implement VIDIOC_[GS]_STD when they don't support analog TV.
>> Exactly. Work is underway to add an API for HDTV and similar digital
>> video
>> formats. But we should just freeze the v4l2_std_id API and only use it
>> for
>> the analog PAL/NTSC/SECAM type formats. This nicely corresponds with the
>> underlying standards as those have been frozen as well.
> Could you please point the thread where this API is being discussed

Sure, here is the thread:

It's currently just brainstorming and not an official RFC.



Hans Verkuil - video4linux developer - sponsored by TANDBERG

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