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SubjectRe: [linux-dvb] Re: [video4linux-cvs] [hg:v4l-dvb] Add support for Opera S1- DVB-USB
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Am Freitag, den 20.04.2007, 02:51 +0400 schrieb Manu Abraham:
> Markus Rechberger wrote:
> > On 4/20/07, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> hermann pitton wrote:
> >> > Am Freitag, den 20.04.2007, 00:55 +0400 schrieb Manu Abraham:
> >> >> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> >> >>> Em Qui, 2007-04-19 às 16:41 -0400, Michael Krufky escreveu:
> >> >>>> Marco Gittler wrote:
> >> >>>>> this patch has applied the hints from mkrufky (dvb_attach,
> >> >>>>> firmware-naming)
> >> >>>>> and also one working rewrite of the i2c addresses stuff to fit the
> >> >>>>> kernel i2c reqs.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> Signed-off-by: Marco Gittler<g.marco@freenet.de>
> >> >>>>> diff -r c8b73ec18b42 linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-usb/opera1.c
> >> >>>>> --- a/linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-usb/opera1.c Thu Apr 19
> >> 12:04:50
> >> 2007 -0300
> >> >>>>> +++ b/linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-usb/opera1.c Thu Apr 19
> >> 20:38:01
> >> 2007 +0200
> >> >>>>> @@ -25,6 +25,13 @@
> >> >>>>> #define REG_20_SYMBOLRATE_BYTE1 0x20
> >> >>>>> #define REG_21_SYMBOLRATE_BYTE2 0x21
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> +#define ADDR_C0_TUNER (0xc0>>1)
> >> >>>>> +#define ADDR_D0_PLL (0xd0>>1)
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>> I don't like these two #define's. These i2c addresses need only be
> >> >>>> specified once, in the config structs / frontendfoo_attach calls for
> >> the
> >> >>>> tuner / demod.
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Better to just put them in as constants like all of the other dvb
> >> drivers.
> >> >>> I prefer the way it is. We should really avoid having magic numbers
> >> >>> inside the code. The alias here helps to know that 0x60 is tuner
> >> addres
> >> >>> and 0x68 the pll.
> >> >>
> >> >> Following a project's coding styles and conventions is "respecting" a
> >> >> project
> >> >>
> >> >> Manu
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > the other natural place for this should be the LKML to get more _good_
> >> > arguments, instead of hanging soon in some "respect" stuff again.
> >>
> >>
> >> DVB drivers generally have device addresses such as tuner_addresses and
> >> demod_adresses defined in a config struct least to prevent them from
> >> being global, wherever the header is included, since the very same
> >> device can have multiple addresses and so on, which are non-probable
> >> since being behind a repeater which is switched by a demod (private) and
> >> hence.
> >>
> >> Those are some of the reasons to follow a certain coding
> >> style/conventions. They are _not_ for fun.
> >>
> >
> > cat *priv.h says something else too...
> > there are also many global register defines in DVB drivers, they just
> > don't include the register value in the define name.
>
>
> *_priv.h from what i understand means private .. i don't know what you
> make out from that.
>
>
> HTH,
> Manu

;)

That means that I had to post the actual headers to every single tester
on a distro kernel, and we got them only rarely on hybrid devices
for several years and that for I always did it.

Thanks again ;)

Hermann





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