Subject: Re: Header placement for source compatibility
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/04/2004 13:08:04
Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> Any suggestions? The best I've heard so far was from Perry -- Put it in
> sys/videoio.h, create /usr/include/linux, and make
> /usr/include/linux/videodev.h a symlink to /usr/include/sys/videoio.h

I prefer the <sys/videoio.h> location, modifying the apps to use
either <sys/videoio.h> or <linux/videoio.h>, and talking with the
v4l people to switch to <sys/..> as the preferred location.
<linux/videoio.h> is just not appropriate on non-Linux system.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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