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From: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>
To: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo@jmondi.org>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@kernel.org>,
	Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com>,
	Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>,
	tfiga@google.com, pavel@ucw.cz
Cc: "open list:MEDIA INPUT INFRASTRUCTURE (V4L/DVB)" 
	<linux-media@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 02/11] media: v4l2-ctrl: Document V4L2_CID_CAMERA_SENSOR_LOCATION
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:48:18 +0200
Message-ID: <a5399069-0ecb-6354-2a40-cd366ae181e2@xs4all.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190912201055.13964-3-jacopo@jmondi.org>

On 9/12/19 10:10 PM, Jacopo Mondi wrote:
> Add documentation for the V4L2_CID_CAMERA_SENSOR_LOCATION camera
> control. The newly added read-only control reports the camera device
> mounting position.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jacopo Mondi <jacopo@jmondi.org>
> ---
>  .../media/uapi/v4l/ext-ctrls-camera.rst       | 32 +++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 32 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/ext-ctrls-camera.rst b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/ext-ctrls-camera.rst
> index 51c1d5c9eb00..f879dcc9409c 100644
> --- a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/ext-ctrls-camera.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/ext-ctrls-camera.rst
> @@ -510,6 +510,38 @@ enum v4l2_scene_mode -
>      value down. A value of zero stops the motion if one is in progress
>      and has no effect otherwise.
>  
> +``V4L2_CID_CAMERA_SENSOR_LOCATION (integer)``
> +    This read-only control describes the camera sensor location by reporting
> +    its mounting position on the device where the camera is installed. The
> +    control value is constant and not modifiable by software. This control is
> +    particularly meaningful for devices which have a well defined orientation,
> +    such as phones, laptops and portable devices as the camera location is

as -> since

> +    expressed as a position relative to the device intended usage orientation.

device -> device's

> +    For example, a camera sensor installed on the user-facing side of a phone,
> +    a tablet or a laptop device is said to be installed in the
> +    ``V4L2_LOCATION_FRONT`` location while camera sensors installed on the side
> +    opposite the front one are said to be installed in the
> +    ``V4L2_LOCATION_BACK`` location. Camera sensors not directly attached to
> +    the device or attached in a way that allows it to move freely, such as

it -> them (plural)

> +    webcams and digital cameras, are said to be have ``V4L2_LOCATION_EXTERNAL``

to be have -> to have the

> +    location.
> +
> +
> +
> +.. flat-table::
> +    :header-rows:  0
> +    :stub-columns: 0
> +
> +    * - ``V4L2_LOCATION_FRONT``
> +      - The camera sensor is located on the front side of the device.
> +    * - ``V4L2_LOCATION_BACK``
> +      - The camera sensor is located on the back side of the device.
> +    * - ``V4L2_LOCATION_EXTERNAL``
> +      - The camera sensor is not directly attached to the device and is
> +        freely movable.
> +
> +
> +
>  .. [#f1]
>     This control may be changed to a menu control in the future, if more
>     options are required.
> 

Regards,

	Hans

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-12 20:10 [PATCH v3 00/11] media: Report camera sensor properties Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 01/11] dt-bindings: video-interfaces: Document 'location' property Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 13:45   ` Hans Verkuil
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 02/11] media: v4l2-ctrl: Document V4L2_CID_CAMERA_SENSOR_LOCATION Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 13:48   ` Hans Verkuil [this message]
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 03/11] dt-bindings: video-interfaces: Expand rotation description Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 13:50   ` Hans Verkuil
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 04/11] media: v4l2-ctrl: Document V4L2_CID_CAMERA_SENSOR_ROTATION Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 14:02   ` Hans Verkuil
2019-09-13 18:49     ` Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 05/11] media: v4l2-ctrls: Add camera location and rotation Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 06/11] media: v4l2-fwnode: Add helper to parse device properties Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 14:08   ` Hans Verkuil
2019-09-13 19:04     ` Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 07/11] include: v4l2-ctrl: Sort forward declarations Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 08/11] media: v4l2-ctrls: Sort includes alphabetically Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 09/11] media: v4l2-ctrls: Add helper to register properties Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-13 14:25   ` Hans Verkuil
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 10/11] media: i2c: ov5670: Parse and " Jacopo Mondi
2019-09-12 20:10 ` [PATCH v3 11/11] media: i2c: ov13858: " Jacopo Mondi

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