[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] access: dvb: scan: add basic support for DVB-T dvbv5 lists

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Apr 11 17:39:08 CEST 2016

Le 2016-04-11 17:24, Francois Cartegnie a écrit :
> Le 11/04/2016 17:20, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
>> Le 2016-04-11 16:55, Francois Cartegnie a écrit :
>>> Le 11/04/2016 16:34, Devin Heitmueller a écrit :
>>>> On a related note, doesn't it make more sense to add support for
>>>> libdvbv5 rather than introducing your own parser and scanning
>>>> framework?  While the library is currently GPL rather than LGPL, 
>>>> Mauro
>>>> has suggested a willingness to relicense it to LGPL if needed by 
>>>> some
>>>> open source application.
>>> Two reasons:
>>> * Not available for Windows.
>> Nor is the old DVB plugin and scanning code.
> So fixing the scanning code (even if it's only bound to linux dvbv3
> module right now) to be able to handle both linux/windows frontends 
> (and
> read tuning files on windows platforms) is useless ?

I think it's much more effort to fix it, to rewrite it on top of the 
DTV layer, and to add the missing scan types, than to just rewrite it 
from scratch.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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