To: Linus Torvalds < torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Kernel List < linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
video4linux list < video4linux-list@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [patch] add v4l2 api
From: Gerd Knorr < kraxel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 17:06:22 +0100
This patch adds the v4l2 API to the linux kernel.
The first, original video4linux API has a number of design bugs. They
are fixed in this new API revision. It already exists for quite some
time. Last weeks it got a number of cleanups based on the experiences
of the last years (drop stuff nobody uses, fix some inconsistencies).
We consider it being in a pretty good shape now and like to see it in
This patch is basically the header file with all the structs and ioctls
in there. A small module with some helper functions for v4l2 drivers is
included too. Related updates (bttv, ...) will follow as separate