[Buildroot] [PATCH 0/2] gst-fsl-plugins: requires kernel headers <= 3.10 (branch yem/quickies)

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Jul 25 22:32:03 UTC 2014

Dear Yann E. MORIN,

On Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:28:11 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> As reported by Gary, gst-fsl-plugins use part of the v4l2 API that was
> removed in linux 3.11, so it should not be made available for toolchains
> with kernel headers >= 3.11, but only for headers <= 3.10.

That's kind of odd. Isn't the kernel to userspace API supposed to
remain backward compatible? Isn't this rather a story of custom v4l2
APIs added by Freescale but never mainlined?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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