[mythtv] vbi device detection for v4l capture cards

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Mon Aug 21 16:46:33 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 17:42 +0100, Matthew Wire wrote:
> Mythtv currently does not look for vbi devices in /dev
> It does, however, look in /dev/v4l and /v4l
> For video/dtv devices it looks in /dev/v4l, /dev and /dev/dtv.
> So, I've written a patch to look for vbi devices in /dev as well.
> Why does it scan /v4l?  
> I can find no reference to this directory anywhere online and think it
> may be a mistake?

"/v4l" is probably a bug and meant to be "/dev", can you open a ticket
on this and assign it to me ?

-- Daniel

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