[alsa-devel] how to handle bt848 audio driver

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Tue Oct 30 21:08:42 CET 2007

On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Trent Piepho wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
>> Trent Piepho wrote:
>>> So, the ALSA driver (snd-bt87x) needs to use functions from the V4L driver
>>> (bttv).  As it is now, the two drivers are completely separate and don't share
>>> any code and can be loaded individually.
>>> The DVB driver in the same tree as bttv, so this isn't a problem.  But the
>>> snd-bt87x is in another tree, so it's somewhat harder, and I'm not sure what
>>> to do about it.
>> The part of the ALSA API used by snd-bt87x is apparently more stable
>> than the bttv functions to be used, so this seems to be a good
>> opportunity to move snd-bt87x into the V4L tree.
> What do you say about this Mauro?  From my perspective, it would be much
> easier if all the bt848 drivers were in the same tree.

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