Re: [RFC] Yet another dt3155 driver for drivers/staging

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jan 13 2010 - 22:41:46 EST

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 02:13:45PM +1100, Scott Smedley wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> > We don't need to worry about older kernel versions from here on out.
> Ok.
> > So that leaves the functionality issues. Is the only difference that
> > one can capture faster than the other?
> As mentioned, Marin's driver only supports CCIR mode & it
> hasn't been tested with multiple boards.

Ah, ok.

> > They should be using the v4l
> > apis so userspace shouldn't be a difference either, right?
> No. They are both standalone drivers. If we want V4L2 compatibility
> we would have to modify (either) driver significantly.

Well, that will be the requirement to get it merged into the main
portion of the kernel tree. No special interfaces are allowed, sorry.

Anyway, I suggest the two of you decide on a plan forward.


greg k-h
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