[Linux-kernel-mentees] We should settle on a name for the new DVB virtual driver.

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at kernel.org
Wed Mar 25 20:45:36 UTC 2020

Em Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:00:30 -0300
"Daniel W. S. Almeida" <dwlsalmeida at gmail.com> escreveu:

> It has come to my attention that this patch  - 
> https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/62494/  - has reorganized a few 
> directories in the media tree, pushing test drivers into their own 
> directory.

True. Please notice that this was not applied yet. It may suffer some
changes, but yeah, it makes sense to have a separate directory for
test drivers.

> In an effort to reduce the amount of renaming down the line, and also to 
> adapt to the new structure presented above I think it is a good time to 
> come up with a name for the DVB virtual driver. It might also be a good 
> idea to move it to its own directory as well while we're at it.

Yes, agreed.

> My personal preference is vidvb, which is somewhat in line with the 
> naming scheme used by other virtual drivers for the media subsystem.

"vidvb" works for me, but maybe "vidtv" would even be better.



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