Making WebRTC available for FreeBSD
niklas.enbom at webrtc.org
Wed Feb 5 21:27:52 UTC 2014
Hey guys, not sure what this refers to. The G+ post talks about porting the
gtalk plugin to freeBSD. WebRTC is an effort in the opposite direction (no
plugins needed). Afaik there is a Chromium build for freeBSD that should
support WebRTC (unless it's disabled at build).
On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 1:14 PM, Joe Nosay <superbisquit at gmail.com> wrote:
> The process has been started :
> Dependencies needed- referenced in "howto" and webrtc dependencies:
> libbrlapi from brltty.
> Benefits: Native client and sever side of WebRTC applications for FreeBSD
> and possibly other BSDs.
> Eliminated dependency for Linuixlator based applications thus cutting down
> on hardware resource use.
> Eliminated need for other simulated and emulated programs to run Skype or
> other voice-and-video binaries. I.e. Wine, VirtualBox, qemu, et cetera, et
> Since it is known that Sony's PS4 uses FreeBSD as the basis for its OS,
> WebRTC could be implemented as a native application on the platform/console
> thus allowing users to communicater in real time while gaming.
> Why am I proposing this?
> 1. Adrian Chadd asked on Google+ and nowhere else. I decided to bring his
> proposal to the public and attempt an initial starting phase.
> 2. Users would not be limited to having only a few selected operating
> systems at their disposal. Developers could easily communicate with each
> 3. Real time sharing/viewing of conventions. This would give the community
> another window into the development of FreeBSD.
> 4. Companies such as IxSystems and Sony would be able to contact develoers
> while simultaneously working on a FreeBSD/FreeBSD_based system.
> 5. FreeBSD developers would be able to give feedback on the development of
> WebRTC sources.
> Being that I am limited on resources, is it possible that others could
> take over what was started?
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