Re: USB mini-summit at LinuxCon Vancouver

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 15:43:37 EST

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 01:33:25PM -0500, Theodore Kilgore wrote:
> -- moving the kernel webcam drivers out of the kernel and doing with these
> cameras _everything_ including webcam function through libusb. I myself do
> not have the imagination to be able to figure out how this could be done
> without a rather humongous amount of work (for example, which streaming
> apps that are currently available would be able to live with this?) but
> unless I misunderstand what he was saying, Greg K-H seems to think that
> this would be the best thing to do.

No, I never said that. Or if I accidentally did, I do not think that is
the best thing to do at all, sorry for any confusion.

> Which one of these possibile approaches gets adopted is a policy issue
> which I would consider is ultimately way above my pay grade.

As no one is being paid here, there are no "pay grades", so don't worry
about that :)

greg k-h
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