[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Remove ivtv ao and vo drivers
benjamin.zores at gmail.com
Thu Jun 27 14:58:25 EEST 2019
Just got the mail on today, the private one never reached me out (or get
spammed, whatever ...).
I think that time has come years ago already for IVTV support to get to and
So feel free to get it removed.
On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 12:27 PM Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net>
> Hi all!
> On 2019-05-22 02:16 +0200, Alexander Strasser wrote:
> > On 2019-05-21 20:26 +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > > On Sun, May 19, 2019 at 05:21:16PM +0200, Alexander Strasser wrote:
> > > > IVTV support is for a long time available through Video4Linux.
> > > > The hardware can still be used through the v4l2 vo and ao drivers.
> > > >
> > > > There is still IVTV linux code in a VIDIX driver. This change
> > > > doesn't remove the IVTV remnants in the VIDIX source.
> > >
> > > I have no strong opinion, but maybe worth to (b)cc the
> > > authors/maintainers?
> > > I don't think we should remove code that has someone listed
> > > in MAINTAINERS without at least a minimal attempt to
> > > contact those people.
> > Yes. Seems like the right thing to do.
> > I didn't do it initially, because I think the code wasn't seriously
> > compiled for a long time. The ivtv kernel driver has been merged into
> > V4L in 2007. Don't know how long after that, older kernels with IVTV
> > were in use...
> > Anyways, I contacted Ben privately. I will be waiting for some time
> > if I receive a reply. I don't think we are in a particular hurry to
> > remove that code.
> No news from Ben and a month has passed.
> I'm going to commit this patch soon.
> If there is someone around using a decoder card for tv output via ivtv
> vidix driver, I would remove the dead code there too. Just reply to me
> privately or here on the list; whatever you prefer.
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