Building Video4Linux into gst-plugins-base

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at
Fri Jul 8 04:42:39 PDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-07-08 at 07:30 -0400, Wesley J. Miller wrote:

> First, I successfully built gsgtreamer 0.10.35.  Now I want to build
> base plugins 0.10.35.
>  (..)
> I have tried about 50 times having apt-gotten (installed) almost
> everything that remotely looks like a v4l library or -dev and still
> can get configure to include building video4linux in base-plugins.    

You most likely don't need this plugin, but the v4l2 plugin from -good.
The video4linux plugin in -base is using ancient API. If it's not built
that's probably because you're using a fairly recent kernel where the
API has been removed.


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