Re: [Ekiga-list] ekiga on Slackware 12.2 not working usefully... any suggestions?
- From: Jim Diamond <Jim Diamond acadiau ca>
- To: Ekiga mailing list <ekiga-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Ekiga-list] ekiga on Slackware 12.2 not working usefully... any suggestions?
- Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 13:13:24 -0400
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 17:50 (+0100), Damien Sandras wrote:
> Le mercredi 25 février 2009 à 11:50 -0400, Jim Diamond a écrit :
>> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 08:44 (+0100), Julien Puydt wrote:
>>> Jim Diamond a écrit :
>>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 21:56 (+0100), Eugen Dedu wrote:
>>>>> If I understand correctly, this webcam does not work on 3.1.0, but
>>>>> works on previous releases?
>>>> Exactly. In 3.1.0 the only choice in my video device list pairs this
>>>> camera up with V4L, not V4L2, and it doesn't work in that situation.
>>> May I suggest that you install the ptlib v4l2 plugin?
>> Do you mean /usr/lib/ptlib-2.4.4/devices/videoinput/v4l2_pwplugin.so ?
>> If so, it is there.
>> If not, can you tell me more about what you mean?
> 3.1.0 does not use ptlib 2.4.4 but a more recent version. Wouldn't you
> be mixing things up?
I would be if I tried those two at the same time :-)
In my original message, I wrote
> I have recently tried
> ekiga 3.0.1 + opal 3.4.3 + ptlib 2.4.3
> ekiga 3.0.2 + opal 3.4.4 + ptlib 2.4.4
> ekiga 3.1.0 + opal 3.6.0 + ptlib 2.6.0
> under Slackware 12.2 (various computers, various kernels).
> 3.1.0 doesn't let me use my Logitech QuickCam Pro for Notebooks
> (uvcvideo, needs V4L2 to work at all on my systems), so I gave up on
so I assumed Julien's question was about 3.0.2.
However, now that you ask this question, I see that for whatever
reason (I used the same configure options for 3.1.0 as for 3.0.2,
which did build the V4L2 plugin), I did not build the V4L2 plugin for
I'll give that a try, just in case 3.1.0 solves my real problem.
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