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authorPatrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net>2013-03-31 18:10:34 +0200
committerPatrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net>2013-03-31 18:10:34 +0200
commit70711d223510ba1773cfe1d7770a56141c815ff8 (patch)
tree4a71f38a3a554ddecaa31b7d8c6bc49b7d1705b4 /Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml
parentd53b4ed072d9779cdf53582c46436dec06d0961f (diff)
parent19f949f52599ba7c3f67a5897ac6be14bfcb1200 (diff)
Merge tag 'v3.8' of /home/kaber/src/repos/linux
Linux 3.8 Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net> Conflicts: include/linux/Kbuild include/linux/netlink.h
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml
index 6e414d7b6df..a597155c052 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/vidioc-querybuf.xml
@@ -48,8 +48,8 @@
- <para>This ioctl is part of the <link linkend="mmap">memory
-mapping</link> I/O method. It can be used to query the status of a
+ <para>This ioctl is part of the <link linkend="mmap">streaming
+</link> I/O method. It can be used to query the status of a
buffer at any time after buffers have been allocated with the
&VIDIOC-REQBUFS; ioctl.</para>
@@ -71,6 +71,7 @@ the structure.</para>
<para>In the <structfield>flags</structfield> field the
<constant>V4L2_BUF_FLAG_QUEUED</constant> and
<constant>V4L2_BUF_FLAG_DONE</constant> flags will be valid. The
<structfield>memory</structfield> field will be set to the current
@@ -79,8 +80,10 @@ contains the offset of the buffer from the start of the device memory,
the <structfield>length</structfield> field its size. For the multi-planar API,
fields <structfield>m.mem_offset</structfield> and
<structfield>length</structfield> in the <structfield>m.planes</structfield>
-array elements will be used instead. The driver may or may not set the remaining
-fields and flags, they are meaningless in this context.</para>
+array elements will be used instead and the <structfield>length</structfield>
+field of &v4l2-buffer; is set to the number of filled-in array elements.
+The driver may or may not set the remaining fields and flags, they are
+meaningless in this context.</para>
<para>The <structname>v4l2_buffer</structname> structure is
specified in <xref linkend="buffer" />.</para>