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SubjectRe: ac15 and 2.4.5-pre6, pwc format conversion
On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 10:48:12AM +0200, Nemosoft Unv. wrote:
> On 25-May-01 Norbert Preining wrote:
> > According to ac ChangeLog:
> > o Rip format conversion out of the pwc driver (me)
> > | It belongs in user space..
> >
> > This change is included in 2.4.5-pre6, but
> > drivers/usb/pwc-uncompress.c
> > pwc-uncompress.c:185: warning: implicit declaration of function
> > `vcvt_420i_420p'
>
> That´s what you get for ripping out the guts of a driver. Have a nice day.

The format conversion shouldn't be there in the first place. Format
conversion is policy, so it doesn't belong in kernel. Note for example
that none of the sound drivers does sample rate conversion although
some sound chips are locked at 48kHz only.


Erik

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