11 years agoREADME.asciidoc document how to get libam7xx running on MS Windows
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 11 May 2012 19:52:29 +0000 (21:52 +0200)]
README.asciidoc document how to get libam7xx running on MS Windows

11 years agoAdd a simple usb_mode_switch clone for am7xxx devices
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 11 May 2012 19:50:36 +0000 (21:50 +0200)]
Add a simple usb_mode_switch clone for am7xxx devices

Add am7xxx_mode_switch, this is will be used on systems where
usb_mode_switch is not easily available (e.g. MS Windows).

11 years agoTODO: mention the plan about GStreamer
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 15:00:27 +0000 (17:00 +0200)]
TODO: mention the plan about GStreamer

11 years agoMerge branch 'mingw-port'
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 14:02:16 +0000 (16:02 +0200)]
Merge branch 'mingw-port'

11 years agoHACKING.asciidoc: add a section to explain Windows cross compilation
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 13:46:47 +0000 (15:46 +0200)]
HACKING.asciidoc: add a section to explain Windows cross compilation

11 years agoAdd a CMAKE_TOOLCHAIN_FILE to compile with MinGW
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 13:29:56 +0000 (15:29 +0200)]
Add a CMAKE_TOOLCHAIN_FILE to compile with MinGW

This is inspired by this blog post by Sylvain Beucler:

11 years agoDon't set -pedantic-errors in CMAKE_C_FLAGS, it breaks check_symbol_exists()
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 12:58:26 +0000 (14:58 +0200)]
Don't set -pedantic-errors in CMAKE_C_FLAGS, it breaks check_symbol_exists()

Set -pedantic-errors in more specific variables like

See also

11 years agopicoproj: replace mmap() with more portable file stream operations
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 10:13:03 +0000 (12:13 +0200)]
picoproj: replace mmap() with more portable file stream operations

This makes picoproj compile for Windows, for instance.

11 years agopicoproj: fix a typo
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 10:11:33 +0000 (12:11 +0200)]
picoproj: fix a typo

We have no am7xxx_get_info(), maybe this is a leftover of some older
unreleased API version.

11 years agopicoproj: issue a warning when passing "-f" more than once
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 10:10:45 +0000 (12:10 +0200)]
picoproj: issue a warning when passing "-f" more than once

11 years agoam7xxx: don't look for the math library when compiling for Windows
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 07:34:01 +0000 (09:34 +0200)]
am7xxx: don't look for the math library when compiling for Windows

11 years agoam7xxx: MinGW does not have endian.h, provide fallbacks
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 07:01:40 +0000 (09:01 +0200)]
am7xxx: MinGW does not have endian.h, provide fallbacks

Provide fallbacks only for the functions used in the code, and assume
Windows is always using little endian.

11 years agoam7xxx: fix setting the USB configuration
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 06:16:04 +0000 (08:16 +0200)]
am7xxx: fix setting the USB configuration

libusb_set_configuration() expects the bConfigurationValue of the
configuration we wish to activate as the second parameter.

The am7xxx devices we know have bConfigurationValue=2 for the first and
only configuration available in the descriptor, use this value.

While the libusb linux back-end looks forgiving on this one, without this
change the WinUSB back-end will fail with an error like:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\win>picoproj.exe -f image.jpg -F 1 -l 5 -W 800 -H 480
JPEG format
scan_devices: am7xxx device found, index: 0, name: Acer C110
[timestamp] [threadID] facility level [function call] <message>

[ 0.000000] [00000eb0] libusbx: warning [winusb_submit_control_transfer] cannot set configuration other than the default one
[ 0.031250] [00000eb0] libusbx: warning [winusb_submit_control_transfer] cannot set configuration other than the default one
[ 0.046875] [00000eb0] libusbx: error [winusb_submit_bulk_transfer] unable to match endpoint to an open interface - cancelling transfer
read_data[281]: ret: -5 transferred: 0 (expected 24)
am7xxx_get_info: No such file or directory

11 years agoam7xxx: use hex notation for USB endpoints
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 06:11:14 +0000 (08:11 +0200)]
am7xxx: use hex notation for USB endpoints

This is for consistency with other uses.

11 years agopicoproj: use MAP_PRIVATE in the mmap call
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 05:57:01 +0000 (07:57 +0200)]
picoproj: use MAP_PRIVATE in the mmap call

There is no need to allow sharing the mapped region with other

11 years agoHACKING.asciidoc: fix cmake invocation examples
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 05:49:46 +0000 (07:49 +0200)]
HACKING.asciidoc: fix cmake invocation examples

Put the path to the source dir last, like the cmake manual says:

  cmake [options] <path-to-source>

Also put a space between the -D option and the configuration setting it
modifies, this is more readable.

11 years agoMerge remote-tracking branch 'origin/rettichschnidi' into mingw-port
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 10 May 2012 13:57:19 +0000 (15:57 +0200)]
Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/rettichschnidi' into mingw-port

11 years agopicoproj: add a note about image dimensions and native resolution
Antonio Ospite [Sun, 6 May 2012 21:24:40 +0000 (23:24 +0200)]
picoproj: add a note about image dimensions and native resolution

Also print a warning when the user supplies a big image, picoproj does
not perform any rescale so the device may just display a wrong picture
or even hang.

11 years agoFix usage of FIND_PATH, allow $FFMPEG_DIR to be used.
Reto Schneider [Sun, 8 Apr 2012 12:24:43 +0000 (14:24 +0200)]
Fix usage of FIND_PATH, allow $FFMPEG_DIR to be used.

11 years agoStop CMake if function avformat_open_input not available,
Reto Schneider [Sat, 7 Apr 2012 10:39:43 +0000 (12:39 +0200)]
Stop CMake if function avformat_open_input not available,
print an error message. Prevents compile errors later on.

11 years agoMake example programs optional.
Reto Schneider [Sat, 7 Apr 2012 06:39:33 +0000 (08:39 +0200)]
Make example programs optional.

11 years agoRelease version 0.1.2 v0.1.2
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:37:00 +0000 (13:37 +0200)]
Release version 0.1.2

This fixes the handling of DESTDIR and should finally make packaging

11 years agodoc: fix the "custom install targets" to handle DESTDIR
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:08:23 +0000 (13:08 +0200)]
doc: fix the "custom install targets" to handle DESTDIR

Stuff has to be installed/copied in an actual "install" target for Cmake
to handle DESTDIR sanely, a custom target is not enough.

So the story now is:

  - add a component-local install rule

  - make the "custom install target" invoke it

  - make sure the custom target has been executed at install time

Maybe all this is not even worth the effort anymore and the "custom
install targets" could go away altogether, their point was to have
_them_ invoke at install time end exploit the dependencies chain.

11 years agoRelease version 0.1.1 v0.1.1
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:55:14 +0000 (10:55 +0200)]
Release version 0.1.1

This release adds some improvements which should ease packaging, we also
ship a changelog (generated with "make changelog") because some
distributions like to ship some form of upstream history in their

11 years agodoc: use ${DOC_OUTPUT_PATH} in the targets once we have it defined
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:43:04 +0000 (10:43 +0200)]
doc: use ${DOC_OUTPUT_PATH} in the targets once we have it defined

11 years agoexamples: keep the -h option as the last one in am7xxx-play
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:31:22 +0000 (10:31 +0200)]
examples: keep the -h option as the last one in am7xxx-play

This is the Unix tradition AFAICT. Also, options in the geopt() loop
usually follow the order in which they appear in the usage message.

11 years agoexamples: add power level setting to picoproj
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:27:12 +0000 (10:27 +0200)]
examples: add power level setting to picoproj

11 years agoTODO: remove the entry about signals and picoproj
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:11:54 +0000 (10:11 +0200)]
TODO: remove the entry about signals and picoproj

picoproj is a minimal example and it is just meant to illustrate the API
and run and exit quickly, it is not worth adding signal handling in it,
that would just make the code more noisy.

11 years agocosmetics: remove some trailing spaces
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:09:08 +0000 (10:09 +0200)]
cosmetics: remove some trailing spaces

11 years agoam7xxx: control shared library symbols visibility
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:02:03 +0000 (10:02 +0200)]
am7xxx: control shared library symbols visibility

Export as public symbols only those really needed, without this change
some symbols from serialize.c (get_8, get_le32, put_8, put_le32) were
public too.

Use -fvisibility=hidden so we don't need to explicitly mark symbols as

11 years agodoc: make sure docs have been generated when installing
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:11:51 +0000 (09:11 +0200)]
doc: make sure docs have been generated when installing

This is done in three steps:

 - first a "custom install target" is created for each custom target
   which builds documentation;

 - then dependencies between those custom install targets and the
   correspondent "build" targets are added;

  - finally some code is added to ensure those "custom install targets"
    are called when the builtin install target is executed.

11 years agoIncrease project number to 0.1.0 v0.1.0
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:50:05 +0000 (13:50 +0200)]
Increase project number to 0.1.0

Version 0.1.0 is going to be the first libam7xxx stable release.

11 years agoMerge branch 'unstable'
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:49:31 +0000 (13:49 +0200)]
Merge branch 'unstable'

11 years agoTODO: remove the entry about documenting the API with Doxygen unstable
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:27:43 +0000 (13:27 +0200)]
TODO: remove the entry about documenting the API with Doxygen

11 years agodoc: add generation of man pages from asciidoc sources
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:25:57 +0000 (00:25 +0100)]
doc: add generation of man pages from asciidoc sources

11 years agodoc: add a link to the public API on the main page
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:01:25 +0000 (00:01 +0100)]
doc: add a link to the public API on the main page

11 years agoexamples: rephrase picoproj example description
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:26:59 +0000 (00:26 +0100)]
examples: rephrase picoproj example description

This is to avoid repeating 'show' two times in the same sentence.

11 years agoexamples: make picoproj usage look more like am7xxx-play one
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:32:59 +0000 (23:32 +0100)]
examples: make picoproj usage look more like am7xxx-play one

11 years agodoc: add examples to the Doxygen documentation
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 21:01:45 +0000 (22:01 +0100)]
doc: add examples to the Doxygen documentation

11 years agosm7xxx-play: add missing newline on some error messages
Antonio Ospite [Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:03:36 +0000 (17:03 +0100)]
sm7xxx-play: add missing newline on some error messages

11 years agoam7xxx: round scaled_height and scaled_width
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:47:20 +0000 (14:47 +0100)]
am7xxx: round scaled_height and scaled_width

Round when converting from float to int, this is more like what the user
expects about image dimensions.

11 years agocmake: make stricter compilation checks conditional
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:06:16 +0000 (12:06 +0100)]
cmake: make stricter compilation checks conditional

On some systems building with options like -Werror is just impractical.

11 years agoMerge remote-tracking branch 'origin/rettichschnidi' into unstable
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:45:36 +0000 (11:45 +0100)]
Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/rettichschnidi' into unstable


11 years agoexamples: set proper return codes in am7xxx-play
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:59:03 +0000 (22:59 +0100)]
examples: set proper return codes in am7xxx-play

Set the return codes explicitly on the error path of functions not
returning an int error value.

11 years agoexamples: add a -l option to am7xxx-play
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:13:04 +0000 (22:13 +0100)]
examples: add a -l option to am7xxx-play

Allow setting the verbosity level of log messages.

11 years agoFix typo: dimesions -> dimensions
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:39:05 +0000 (23:39 +0100)]
Fix typo: dimesions -> dimensions

11 years agoAll modes above LOW need both connectors to be plugged in.
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:36:20 +0000 (23:36 +0100)]
All modes above LOW need both connectors to be plugged in.

11 years agoFix typo: architechtures -> architectures
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:33:50 +0000 (23:33 +0100)]
Fix typo: architechtures -> architectures

11 years agoRemove douled semicolons
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:32:46 +0000 (23:32 +0100)]
Remove douled semicolons

11 years agoCheck the user submitted value for the rescaling method.
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:16:14 +0000 (21:16 +0100)]
Check the user submitted value for the rescaling method.

11 years agoFix the wording of the help message for the rescaling method.
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:15:29 +0000 (21:15 +0100)]
Fix the wording of the help message for the rescaling method.

11 years agoUpdate the help message to make it clear that the quality argument needs
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:06:30 +0000 (21:06 +0100)]
Update the help message to make it clear that the quality argument needs
a parameter.

11 years agoLet the user set the power mode via the switch '-p <power mode>'
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:53:38 +0000 (20:53 +0100)]
Let the user set the power mode via the switch '-p <power mode>'

11 years agoMerge remote-tracking branch 'origin/unstable' into rettichschnidi
Reto Schneider [Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:55:27 +0000 (19:55 +0100)]
Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/unstable' into rettichschnidi

11 years agocmake: disable optimizations in debug builds
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:07:16 +0000 (22:07 +0100)]
cmake: disable optimizations in debug builds

11 years agoLink to all ffmpeg libraries, not just to avdevice.
Reto Schneider [Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:45:48 +0000 (23:45 +0100)]
Link to all ffmpeg libraries, not just to avdevice.

11 years agoam7xxx: fix a typo, s/it's/its/
Antonio Ospite [Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:17:19 +0000 (10:17 +0100)]
am7xxx: fix a typo, s/it's/its/

11 years agoMerge branch 'unstable' into rettichschnidi
Reto Schneider [Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:46:29 +0000 (20:46 +0100)]
Merge branch 'unstable' into rettichschnidi

11 years agoPurely cosmetic change: add missing newline
Reto Schneider [Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:36:05 +0000 (20:36 +0100)]
Purely cosmetic change: add missing newline

11 years agoUse commas to separate different pico projector names.
Reto Schneider [Fri, 9 Mar 2012 18:47:54 +0000 (19:47 +0100)]
Use commas to separate different pico projector names.

11 years agoexamples: add a am7xxx-play example program
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:30:28 +0000 (15:30 +0100)]
examples: add a am7xxx-play example program

am7xxx-play is a simple player based on ffmpeg/libav which displays the
output on a am7xxx device. It can be used to capture the desktop screen,
or video from a v4l2 device, or from any other device supported by
libavdevice including video files.

However it is to note that am7xxx-play displays the output as fast as it
can so it is not reliable when used to display video files directly.

11 years agoam7xxx: cosmetics, remove some useless double spaces
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:11:28 +0000 (14:11 +0100)]
am7xxx: cosmetics, remove some useless double spaces

11 years agoam7xxx: add am7xxx_calc_scaled_image_dimensions()
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:05:25 +0000 (14:05 +0100)]
am7xxx: add  am7xxx_calc_scaled_image_dimensions()

This function is useful to calculate the dimensions of an image which
will be sent with am7xxx_send_image() in a way that keeps the original
image aspect ratio.

11 years agocontrib: add PicoPix 1020 USB IDs to 55-am7xxx.rules
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 8 Mar 2012 13:35:36 +0000 (14:35 +0100)]
contrib: add PicoPix 1020 USB IDs to 55-am7xxx.rules

11 years agopicoproj: move it to an example/ directory
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 8 Mar 2012 13:22:20 +0000 (14:22 +0100)]
picoproj: move it to an example/ directory

We plan on adding some more useful examples in the future, so it is
better to have them all in their separate directory in order to make the
project structure easier to understand.

11 years agocmake: split out the maintenance targets to a new cmake module
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 7 Mar 2012 22:32:29 +0000 (23:32 +0100)]
cmake: split out the maintenance targets to a new cmake module

This makes the top level CMakeLists.txt easier to follow.

11 years agodoc: add an install target
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 7 Mar 2012 22:12:30 +0000 (23:12 +0100)]
doc: add an install target

For now only Unix-style destinations are supported, we will abstract
them out when the need raises.

11 years agoam7xxx, doc: add Doxygen documentation for the public API
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 7 Mar 2012 16:48:49 +0000 (17:48 +0100)]
am7xxx, doc: add Doxygen documentation for the public API

11 years agoam7xxx: rename the 'size' argument of am7xxx_send_image() to 'image_size'
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:28:57 +0000 (17:28 +0100)]
am7xxx: rename the 'size' argument of am7xxx_send_image() to 'image_size'

11 years agocosmetics: remove some unneeded white spaces
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 1 Mar 2012 22:47:00 +0000 (23:47 +0100)]
cosmetics: remove some unneeded white spaces

11 years agoCmakeLists.txt: add some hardening options to CMAKE_C_FLAGS
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 1 Mar 2012 22:05:50 +0000 (23:05 +0100)]
CmakeLists.txt: add some hardening options to CMAKE_C_FLAGS

These options (-fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4) should not
affect the current code but it is useful to have them here for

11 years agoam7xxx: introduce a new am7xxx_device_info type
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 1 Mar 2012 20:52:06 +0000 (21:52 +0100)]
am7xxx: introduce a new am7xxx_device_info type

This is in order to abstract the properties of an am7xxx device, for now
only native_width and native_height are supported.

11 years agoHACKING.asciidoc: mention how to use valgrind
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:54:22 +0000 (23:54 +0100)]
HACKING.asciidoc: mention how to use valgrind

11 years agopicoproj: add an option to set the log level
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:31:14 +0000 (23:31 +0100)]
picoproj: add an option to set the log level

11 years agoam7xxx: use the logging infrastructure
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:29:12 +0000 (23:29 +0100)]
am7xxx: use the logging infrastructure

Also make debug_dump_devinfo_header() and trace_dump_buffer() stubbed
out at compile time when DEBUG is not defined, just to save some cycles
in the data sending routines when in production.

11 years agoam7xxx: add a simple logging infrastructure
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 28 Feb 2012 22:51:37 +0000 (23:51 +0100)]
am7xxx: add a simple logging infrastructure

11 years agoam7xxx: track the context in am7xxx_device
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 28 Feb 2012 21:37:06 +0000 (22:37 +0100)]
am7xxx: track the context in am7xxx_device

This will be used to retrieve the context in functions operating on
devices, in order to use the log calls which are going to be added.

11 years agoam7xxx: pass the context to add_new_device() and find_device()
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:57:45 +0000 (21:57 +0100)]
am7xxx: pass the context to add_new_device() and find_device()

This is preparation for when we will track the context in am7xxx_device
as well, and as a side effect those functions now look more consistent
with the other ones.

11 years agoam7xxx: silent a warning enabled by 'sparse' about an uninitialized variable
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:44:34 +0000 (21:44 +0100)]
am7xxx: silent a warning enabled by 'sparse' about an uninitialized variable

src/am7xxx.c:423:6: warning: ‘ret’ may be used uninitialized in this function [-Wuninitialized]

If libusb_get_device_list() returned 0 we didn't have 'ret' properly

11 years agoTODO: remove the entry about multi-device support
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:33:13 +0000 (23:33 +0100)]
TODO: remove the entry about multi-device support

This is done now, even if not tested with actual hardware...

11 years agoam7xxx: add multi-device support
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:05:48 +0000 (18:05 +0100)]
am7xxx: add multi-device support

Allow operating on more than one am7xxx device at the same time.

11 years agoTODO: handle signals in picoproj and do the proper cleanup
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:23:41 +0000 (16:23 +0100)]
TODO: handle signals in picoproj and do the proper cleanup

11 years agoam7xxx: support other devices which talk the same protocol
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:14:24 +0000 (13:14 +0100)]
am7xxx: support other devices which talk the same protocol

Add support for the Philips/Sagemcom PicoPix 1020, which has different

11 years agocmake: fix libusb search
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:48:06 +0000 (14:48 +0100)]
cmake: fix libusb search

Adjust cmake test for libusb library so that the compatible libusb for
freebsd can be found. Since freebsd's libusb header are located in
a different place from libusb-1.0, the includes in the source code must
be adjusted using #include <libusb.h>. Actually those new include
statements are those that libusb-1.0 really expects to be used (see
libusb-1.0.pc cflags to verify this).

Taken from libfreenect commit 8219750df3a13501626a7f7f54d24afb8e64ec3f

11 years agoam7xxx: change am7xx_device definition, better buffer handling
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 21 Feb 2012 12:19:28 +0000 (13:19 +0100)]
am7xxx: change am7xx_device definition, better buffer handling

Add a new data type for am7xxx devices and make it hold a buffer, this
way allocating a new buffer for each communication can be avoided; also
move this definition to am7xxx.c to avoid exposing details about libusb
in am7xxx.h.

11 years agoam7xxx: initialize the 'transferred' variable before USB transfers
Antonio Ospite [Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:26:44 +0000 (15:26 +0100)]
am7xxx: initialize the 'transferred' variable before USB transfers

This makes sure the subsequent error messages print a sane value when
libusb fails without touching the variable.

11 years agoREADME.asciidoc: Acer C120 is not based on AM7XXX
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:55:24 +0000 (19:55 +0100)]
README.asciidoc: Acer C120 is not based on AM7XXX

Dhanraj Rajput has one of these and he figured out that the
communication here is based on the SCSI Pass-Trough protocol, not on
plain USB bulk transfers.

11 years agoREADME.asciidoc: rephrase the part about USB IDs
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 20:31:36 +0000 (21:31 +0100)]
README.asciidoc: rephrase the part about USB IDs

Those devices does not always use the Actions Micro Vendor ID in display
mode, some Philips ones don't for instance, so tell that the IDs
mentioned are just examples.

Also mention that usb-modeswitch perform the mode change automatically

11 years agoREADME.asciidoc: fix a typo s/trasfers/transfers/
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:51:11 +0000 (17:51 +0100)]
README.asciidoc: fix a typo s/trasfers/transfers/

11 years agoREADME.asciidoc: mention Thomas Baquet's project and fix some style
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:50:06 +0000 (17:50 +0100)]
README.asciidoc: mention Thomas Baquet's project and fix some style

11 years agocontrib: add some udev rules to let normal users access the devices
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:44:23 +0000 (13:44 +0100)]
contrib: add some udev rules to let normal users access the devices

Make any user in the "plugdev" group be able to use an am7xxx device,
not just the root user like it is now.

11 years agoREADME.asciidoc: highlight USB IDs by using an unformatted style
Antonio Ospite [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:28:29 +0000 (13:28 +0100)]
README.asciidoc: highlight USB IDs by using an unformatted style

11 years agoDon't use fixed size integer types in the public header
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:50:41 +0000 (15:50 +0100)]
Don't use fixed size integer types in the public header

The rationale behind this is that a user of the library is interested in
the meaning of the data passed, not on its storage size.

11 years agoMake struct am7xxx_header and related types private
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:44:24 +0000 (15:44 +0100)]
Make struct am7xxx_header and related types private

There is not need for struct am7xxx_header, am7xxx_packet_type, and the
other headers structs to be in the public am7xxx.h file.

11 years agoImplement am7xxx_get_device_info()
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:26:44 +0000 (15:26 +0100)]
Implement am7xxx_get_device_info()

Add support for packet type 0x01, which can be used to query device
information like the native width and native height.

Introduce also read_data(), read_header(), unserialize_header()
which are needed by am7xxx_get_device_info()

11 years agoAdd info about transfer direction in debug messages, add newline
Antonio Ospite [Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:24:53 +0000 (12:24 +0100)]
Add info about transfer direction in debug messages, add newline

11 years agopicoproj: make the -f option mandatory
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:15:50 +0000 (17:15 +0100)]
picoproj: make the -f option mandatory

Passing an image file name is now mandatory, before that the user could
be induced into thinking that a command like the following was sending
an image:

 ./picoproj -W 800 -H 480 -F 1 some_image.jpg

while the actually intended command line was:

  ./picoproj -W 800 -H 480 -F 1 -f some_image.jpg
Note the missing -f in the first command line.

11 years agoImplement am7xxx_set_power_mode()
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:43:23 +0000 (16:43 +0100)]
Implement am7xxx_set_power_mode()

The AM7XXX_PACKET_TYPE_POWER expects the power mode to be specified in
the header_data section of the header like a value between 0 and 4, but
with one bit per field, each field being a little-endian 32 bit integer.

11 years agoIndent header_data fields when dumping headers
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:03:33 +0000 (16:03 +0100)]
Indent header_data fields when dumping headers

11 years agoDocument in_80chars() and remove reference_image_header[]
Antonio Ospite [Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:45:00 +0000 (15:45 +0100)]
Document in_80chars() and remove reference_image_header[]