V4bsd (Was: Re: skype 2.1 beta for linux)

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.ports at mailing.thruhere.net
Thu Sep 3 11:50:18 UTC 2009

On Thursday 03 September 2009 10:54:46 Martin Wilke wrote:

> Also that's not a problem from Skype, FreeBSD need a v4l(v4bsd)...

Without getting into the nitty gritty of USB/PCI, what does a camera really 
do? Power on/off and send a stream of pictures in format X? I've never 
understood why it is so complex, that v4l needs a second release to get to a 
somewhat acceptable API.

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