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Old 05-20-2011, 10:02 AM
Mart Raudsepp
 
Default RFC: Remove USE="v4l2" and rename the consumers to plain USE="v4l"?

On T, 2011-05-17 at 03:48 +0300, Samuli Suominen wrote:
> And after the bugs are mostly (or all) dealt with, I suggest we remove
> USE="v4l2" and make USE="v4l" mean:
>
> "Enable support for video4linux (with or without userspace library libv4l)"
>
> And rename the pkgs using USE="v4l2" to USE="v4l". Since there will be
> only video4linux version 2, using libv4l or without (or possibly using
> libv4l compability layer for libv4l1). But no more straight up version
> 1 support since videodev.h is gone since Linux 2.6.38

I think for a while people would read "v4l" as "v4l1", as v4l did denote
version 1. Any reason not to congregate everything to USE="v4l2"
instead?

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Mart Raudsepp
 

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