Bug 176758 - RFE: include bttv.h and usb-serial.h in kernel-devel
RFE: include bttv.h and usb-serial.h in kernel-devel
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-01-01 14:00 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:24 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-02 23:58:32 EST
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Ship bttv.h and usb-serial.h (1011 bytes, patch)
2006-01-01 14:00 EST, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2006-01-01 14:00:06 EST
I was wondering if the following headers could be included in future
kernel-devel packages:

- media/video/bttv.h, needed by LIRC's gpio dependent drivers
- usb/serial/usb-serial.h, needed by Gnokii's Nokia DKU-2 USB cable driver

Untested (because a FC devel CVS checkout doesn't seem to result in a buildable
setup) patch attached.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2006-01-01 14:00:06 EST
Created attachment 122674 [details]
Ship bttv.h and usb-serial.h
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2006-01-02 23:58:32 EST
These out-of-tree modules really should be campaigning for upstream to move
these to include/.  The dvb stuff that was in the spec should also be doing the
same (fwiw, that's now been removed too).

We have to take this stand otherwise over time we'll accumulate more and more of
these special cases, and things become a real mess.  If a subsystem has an api
it wants out-of-tree modules to build against, it needs to make it visible.

Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2006-01-03 12:17:09 EST
Fair enough, thanks for the info.  Removing the dvb stuff clarifies things too.

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