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authorFathi Boudra <fathi.boudra@linaro.org>2013-04-28 09:33:08 +0300
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+<refentry id="vidioc-subdev-g-selection">
+ <refmeta>
+ <refentrytitle>ioctl VIDIOC_SUBDEV_G_SELECTION, VIDIOC_SUBDEV_S_SELECTION</refentrytitle>
+ &manvol;
+ </refmeta>
+
+ <refnamediv>
+ <refname>VIDIOC_SUBDEV_G_SELECTION</refname>
+ <refname>VIDIOC_SUBDEV_S_SELECTION</refname>
+ <refpurpose>Get or set selection rectangles on a subdev pad</refpurpose>
+ </refnamediv>
+
+ <refsynopsisdiv>
+ <funcsynopsis>
+ <funcprototype>
+ <funcdef>int <function>ioctl</function></funcdef>
+ <paramdef>int <parameter>fd</parameter></paramdef>
+ <paramdef>int <parameter>request</parameter></paramdef>
+ <paramdef>struct v4l2_subdev_selection *<parameter>argp</parameter></paramdef>
+ </funcprototype>
+ </funcsynopsis>
+ </refsynopsisdiv>
+
+ <refsect1>
+ <title>Arguments</title>
+
+ <variablelist>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><parameter>fd</parameter></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&fd;</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><parameter>request</parameter></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>VIDIOC_SUBDEV_G_SELECTION, VIDIOC_SUBDEV_S_SELECTION</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><parameter>argp</parameter></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para></para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ </variablelist>
+ </refsect1>
+
+ <refsect1>
+ <title>Description</title>
+
+ <note>
+ <title>Experimental</title>
+ <para>This is an <link linkend="experimental">experimental</link>
+ interface and may change in the future.</para>
+ </note>
+
+ <para>The selections are used to configure various image
+ processing functionality performed by the subdevs which affect the
+ image size. This currently includes cropping, scaling and
+ composition.</para>
+
+ <para>The selection API replaces <link
+ linkend="vidioc-subdev-g-crop">the old subdev crop API</link>. All
+ the function of the crop API, and more, are supported by the
+ selections API.</para>
+
+ <para>See <xref linkend="subdev"></xref> for
+ more information on how each selection target affects the image
+ processing pipeline inside the subdevice.</para>
+
+ <refsect2>
+ <title>Types of selection targets</title>
+
+ <para>There are two types of selection targets: actual and bounds. The
+ actual targets are the targets which configure the hardware. The BOUNDS
+ target will return a rectangle that contain all possible actual
+ rectangles.</para>
+ </refsect2>
+
+ <refsect2>
+ <title>Discovering supported features</title>
+
+ <para>To discover which targets are supported, the user can
+ perform <constant>VIDIOC_SUBDEV_G_SELECTION</constant> on them.
+ Any unsupported target will return
+ <constant>EINVAL</constant>.</para>
+
+ <para>Selection targets and flags are documented in <xref
+ linkend="v4l2-selections-common"/>.</para>
+
+ <table pgwide="1" frame="none" id="v4l2-subdev-selection">
+ <title>struct <structname>v4l2_subdev_selection</structname></title>
+ <tgroup cols="3">
+ &cs-str;
+ <tbody valign="top">
+ <row>
+ <entry>__u32</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>which</structfield></entry>
+ <entry>Active or try selection, from
+ &v4l2-subdev-format-whence;.</entry>
+ </row>
+ <row>
+ <entry>__u32</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>pad</structfield></entry>
+ <entry>Pad number as reported by the media framework.</entry>
+ </row>
+ <row>
+ <entry>__u32</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>target</structfield></entry>
+ <entry>Target selection rectangle. See
+ <xref linkend="v4l2-selections-common" />.</entry>
+ </row>
+ <row>
+ <entry>__u32</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>flags</structfield></entry>
+ <entry>Flags. See
+ <xref linkend="v4l2-selection-flags" />.</entry>
+ </row>
+ <row>
+ <entry>&v4l2-rect;</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>rect</structfield></entry>
+ <entry>Selection rectangle, in pixels.</entry>
+ </row>
+ <row>
+ <entry>__u32</entry>
+ <entry><structfield>reserved</structfield>[8]</entry>
+ <entry>Reserved for future extensions. Applications and drivers must
+ set the array to zero.</entry>
+ </row>
+ </tbody>
+ </tgroup>
+ </table>
+ </refsect2>
+
+ </refsect1>
+
+ <refsect1>
+ &return-value;
+
+ <variablelist>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><errorcode>EBUSY</errorcode></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>The selection rectangle can't be changed because the
+ pad is currently busy. This can be caused, for instance, by
+ an active video stream on the pad. The ioctl must not be
+ retried without performing another action to fix the problem
+ first. Only returned by
+ <constant>VIDIOC_SUBDEV_S_SELECTION</constant></para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><errorcode>EINVAL</errorcode></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>The &v4l2-subdev-selection;
+ <structfield>pad</structfield> references a non-existing
+ pad, the <structfield>which</structfield> field references a
+ non-existing format, or the selection target is not
+ supported on the given subdev pad.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ </variablelist>
+ </refsect1>
+</refentry>