[solved] latest skype for linux (skype_static-

Sergey V. Dyatko sergey.dyatko at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 07:31:14 UTC 2011

On Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:59:08 +0200
Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Just got latest Skype for linux _fully_ working via pulseaudio.
> Details will follow, but here's couple of highlights.
> I. pulseaudio port as is seems to be unable to do recording at least
> on my hardware.  The problem is in how it (its oss plugin) uses mmap
> on /dev/dsp. Disabling mmap use in source code allows microphone
> recording to work.
> II. Trivial ports for linux-f10-pulseaudio-libs-0.9.14 and
> linux-f10-libasyncns-0.7 need to be created and installed.
> III. Couple of kernel patches are needed for skype or linux pulse
> audio client to be able to talk to FreeBSD pulseaudio daemon.
> 1. http://people.freebsd.org/~nox/linux-so_passcred.patch
> 2. The _first_ patch from here
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=149168 Patch will need
> massaging for amd64 and has some deficiencies, but it does seem to
> work.
> My OS is sufficiently recent CURRENT/amd64.

what about webcamd+skype?

wbr, tiger

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