[vlc-devel] [PATCH] V4L2: Allow device to be specified with option.
thierry.reding at avionic-design.de
Tue Apr 26 09:05:23 CEST 2011
* Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 April 2011, Thierry Reding wrote:
> > * Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I don't really how this is supposed to work though.
> > > "v4l2-dev" is not a configuration item (anymore).
> > Unfortunately, the git log doesn't seem to go back far enough for an
> > explanation why it was ever removed. Do you by any chance remember? Could
> > it not be readded?
> It sure does. We have the history all the way to 1998. That's the commit:
Okay, the move to and from the v4l2 subdirectory broke my search. Sorry.
> commit f2268e41346cb2e4fd21a9978e4a9f4d26150158
> Author: Antoine Cellerier <dionoea at videolan.org>
> Date: Sat Jan 3 21:23:00 2009 +0100
> Remove Alsa and OSS support from v4l2 module.
That doesn't give any reason as to why the v4l2-dev option should be
obsoleted. Is there any reason why it cannot or should not be readded?
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