Ekiga && FreeBSD (for a future without Skype)

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Sun May 22 17:10:39 UTC 2011


Now, as M$ bought Skype, we should stop wining for a native Skype client
for FreeBSD and should prepare us for the time when M$ will "integrate"
Skype into its desktop and stop deliver binaries for Linux;

I have spent some time to get PTlib, Opal and Ekiga compiled directly
from its repositories in SVN and Git, and fixed the bugs to let Ekiga
detect the devices /dev/video0 (created by pwc.ko or webcamd) and 
/dev/dsp* sound devices. The result is documented here:


If someone wants to give me a call at sip:.... at ekiga.net, just contact
me offlist :-)


Matthias Apitz
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