[erlang-questions] file descriptors and ioctls
Mon Sep 16 18:07:56 CEST 2013
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 07:16:55PM +0400, Max Lapshin wrote:
> I think that you are making something like this:
> https://github.com/erlyvideo/dvbs2 but better
Something like that, indeed. I was going to start with DVB-T rather
than DVB-S2, since that's what I've got, but that's a trivial change.
I don't (yet) understand what erlang drivers actually do. Looks
like I've got some reading to do this evening.
> What for do you want DVB fd as an erlang file?
So I can read from it in erlang without proxying the reads through
some other language -- if I didn't need to configure the tuner, I
could just open the device and read data from it, so that felt like a
good approach. After that, the problem reduces to working out how to
do the tuning... which then led to my original question.
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