[gst-devel] Video Recording
edgard.lima at indt.org.br
Mon Sep 11 16:08:46 CEST 2006
ext Pavan Kumar Patale wrote:
> 2. What is the difference between v4lsrc and v4l2src ?
v4l2src plugin uses v4l2 protocol (there is a driver for that) to
communicate to your webcam hardware. v4lsrc use v4l1.
It is a standard. V4L2 is newer than v4l1. Indeed v4l1 is already
It means, the way the driver is written. What ioctl the driver support
and what actions and results are given back to the ioctl caller.
btw: well written v4l2 driver should be backward compatible with
applications using v4l1 standard.
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