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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.4.5-ac12] New Sony Vaio Motion Eye camera driver
I actually heard from one of the xfree developers last night that the
merge of the the YUV stuff at least is in progress. As I recall I think
XvMC was for general media controls, but I could be wrong, it's been a


Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Alex Deucher wrote:
> >
> > As far as I know they have not been integrated into the Xfree tree. I
> > believe there were some disagreements about extending the Xv API since
> > GATOS added some extentions to support the AIW video capture cards. I
> > suppose someone could try and submit a patch again and see if they'll
> > take it.
> I got just the YUV code from Gatos, and a few months ago it took less than
> an hour to merge just that part (and most of that was compiling and
> testing).
> The rest of Gatos is obviously more experimental, but the YUV code looks
> quite sane.
> > Also there is some work on a new XvMC interface that would allow for
> > extended DVD acceleration.
> Yes. Although I hope it's going to be XvMPG2 or something - some cards
> literally do all of the mpeg2 stuff, not just parts of it, and limiting
> yourself to just the motion comp is limiting the protocol quite badly.
> Linus
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