Ekiga && PTlib: pwc.ko ./. webcamd

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at c2i.net
Thu May 26 13:50:15 UTC 2011

On Thursday 26 May 2011 15:30:36 Matthias Apitz wrote:
> Hello Hans,
> I've ported PTlib, Opal and Ekiga from SVN and Git to FreeBSD HEAD
> (r220692, ~mid of April); the webcamd(8) is from ports from the same day;
> in PTlib is support for V4L (plugin vidinput_v4l.cxx, attached) which
> works fine in Ekiga when I use the kernel mod pwc.ko (from the ports as
> well);
> it crashes Ekiga when webcamd(8) and its pwc.ko is used while opening
> the webcam:
> stderr:
> 2011/05/23 16:26:18.817   0:11.012 PVideoInputDevice_V4L: trying to open
> Philips SPC 900NC webcam


If Ekiga use the libv4l's methods for open/close/read/write/ioctl/mmap ... 
then there will be no problem with webcamd I think.


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