Bug#569091: Uses obsolete V4L1 API

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Mon Mar 8 17:05:04 UTC 2010

On Mon, 08 Mar 2010 07:30:18 +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote:

> > seems invalid, the module is an interface for v4l, not v4l2, so this is at
> > best wishlist for a new module, certainly not a bug.
> > note that the suggested libv4l is supposed to work just fine with the module
> > (according to libv4l docs).
> So it seems to me we want to patch this so it uses v4l1_* functions 
> from libv4l? (http://hansdegoede.livejournal.com/3636.html pointed in 
> the initial bug message).

Ack, and it's probably not difficult for someone who speaks C.
> Or drop the package, but this will also bring down ivtv-utils, which 
> depends on V::C::V4L and has about 300 popcon score :/

Ack, I'd try to avoid the removal.


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