Re: [Ekiga-list] Ekiga, webcam driver and kernel 2.6.27


Le dimanche 25 janvier 2009 à 15:10 +0100, Bent a écrit :
> Hi List
> With kernel 2.6.27 the spca driver for a lot of webcams, including the
> one I have got, was moved into the kernel. At the same time quite a
> few video formats were taken out of the driver and moved to a
> user-land library -
> This means that in order for me to get video on ekiga, skype and other
> applications I have to do something like this:
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/ ekiga
> My question now is: Is this also required with Ekiga V3? I ask because
> my distribution (Gentoo) still is at version 2.0.12. I prefer to use
> whatever my distribution provides. I could - and I have done this
> before - build Ekiga from sources but is it worth the trouble (conf.
> all the posts about build problems ;-)) and will it solve my dilemma?

If ptlib has been compiled with libv4l support (libv4l being the
library, not the ptlib plugin), it should not be required anymore.
 _     Damien Sandras
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