[Tellico-users] Re: barcode compilation issue

Regis Boudin regis at boudin.name
Fri Feb 25 22:00:56 UTC 2011

Hi Alex,

On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 17:38 -0500, Alex Lancaster wrote:
> Thanks Regis,
> I'm doing some Fedora test builds now.  Will this patch be backwards
> compatible?  i.e. will it be safe to commit to Fedora branches that
> have kernel version < 2.6.38?

It definitely should be. Since what it does is use the header from
libv4l instead of the kernel, it actually makes the whole thing
completely kernel-version agnostic.

It would probably be a good idea to convert the barcode reader to v4l2,
though, which has been in the kernel for years.


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