uvch264_src and git 0.10 branch issues

Carlos Rafael Giani dv at pseudoterminal.org
Tue Apr 16 03:33:41 PDT 2013

On 2013-04-16 12:30, yusuf.husainy wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am new to Git environment, but I have to use uvch264_src for interfacing
> with my C920 I just bought.
> Now, as some posts are mentioning, I have to have the gstreamer core,
> gst-plugins-base/good/bad from the 0.10 branch og the Gstreamer git repos.
> I cloned all above and got a master branch reflecting latest versions.
> However, I need the 0.10 branch(am I right??)
> Also in that i need to create a new branch from tag RELEASE-0.10.x of all 4
> repos above(i think so).
> So i did this, using commands(for gst-plugins-bad, as it contains the said
> element, also i will do it for other repos as well):
> $ git clone ..../gstreamer/gstreamer
>                                     /gst-plugins-base/good/bad
> ..into /usr/local(I have ubuntu, so i have the pre-compiled binaries
> available to me, but i dont think they have this element, if i downloded and
> built from source the gst-plugins-bad, as only the git version hosts this).
> then i did:
> $git checkout -b new origin/0.10  (this made a branch of 0.10 in my working
> directory, I dont know which version HEAD is pointing to as git tag -l lists
> upto 1.0.6)
> $git fetch
> $git checkout -b new1 RELEASE-0.10.23
> After this, i presume new1 branch has the element uvch264_src???
> However, after reading through NEWS and RELEASE(in the top level directory),
> I found no mention of uvch264_src element.
> Am i doing thing right or have i missed few things?
> I would appreciate any help on this as well as if anybody could mention the
> installation procedure(I know the basic installation -autogen, configure,
> make, make install, but pertaining to the fact that I would need some extra
> dependencies for this element).
> Regards and Thanks,
> Yusuf Husainy.
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Out of curiosity, why don't you use the tarballs?
Either way, you should be fine. Try to configure it. The configure 
script gives you a summary of what plugins will and will not build.

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