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This might seem like a strange question, but does anyone know the reason for the camera driver not be implemented as a SoC camera driver?

For those not familiar with this, it is a framework that uses V4L2 for cameras that use connections that aren't USB, PCI, etc. It seems that in this case this would be a perfect fit.

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In what way is the bcm2835-v4l2 driver not an SoC camera driver?

i.e. this:

http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=62364

  • Because it's only using the V4L2 API and not the Soc-Camera Subsystem (based on the V4L2 API) – Jamiro14 May 7 '15 at 18:21
  • Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Steve Robillard Oct 5 '15 at 1:05
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UV4L does have the raspicam V4L2 driver (and many other useful plug-in's)

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