Subject: Re: vid pkg working?
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/29/2002 13:35:24
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 04:32:28PM +0100, Thomas Runge wrote:
> Is there anyone, for whom the vid package is working?

It's working here.

> If it works for you, could you please tell me, what kind
> of camera you've got or which local patches made it work?

I use a Creative Webcam III. No patches applied other than those that
are in pkgsrc.

> Btw. we really need a video API, bktr(4) is fine, but we need
> a more general API, just like V4L. There are tons of webcams
> out there. We have no support for them and no framework to
> put it in...

Yeah. There was some discussion of this a while back, but I can't recall
which list it was on. I don't think anyone actually started working on
it, though.

Soren Jacobsen