A second easycap driver implementation

gregkh gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Wed Mar 7 15:43:11 UTC 2012


On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 11:32:23AM -0300, Ezequiel García wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> >
> > Have you considered instead slowly moving the existing easycap driver
> > over to all the new infrastructure we have now. For starters replace
> > its buffer management with videobuf2, then in another patch replace
> > some other bits, etc. ?  See what I've done to the pwc driver :)
> 
> Yes. And that was what I was doing until now.
> Yet, after some work it seemed much easier
> to simply start over from scratch.
> 
> Besides, it's being a great learning experience :)
> 
> So, since the driver is not yet working I guess there
> is no point in submitting anything.
> 
> Instead, anyone the wants to help I can send what I have now
> or we can start working through github.
> If someone owns this device, it would be a *huge* help
> with testing.
> 
> However, as soon as this is capturing video I would like
> to put it on staging, so everyone can help.
> Is this possible?

Yes it is, just send the patches to the correct people (note I don't
control the drivers/staging/media subdirectory.)

good luck,

greg k-h



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