Package Details: droidcam 6.0-3

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Package Base: droidcam
Description: A tool for using your android device as a wireless/usb webcam
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Licenses: custom
Submitter: marquicus
Maintainer: AwesomeHaircut
Last Packager: AwesomeHaircut
Votes: 45
Popularity: 0.444170
First Submitted: 2011-06-29 20:31
Last Updated: 2016-03-09 18:54

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capoeira commented on 2016-04-30 22:26

I get a "file or folder not found" window. clicking on ok will freeze the software. using 5.1 but writing here because discussion is here.

djmattyg007 commented on 2016-04-09 00:14

@AwesomeHaircut no package should ever modify anything in /home. Example configuration files belong in /usr/share. You should then add a message in a post_install() script about where to find an example config file.

AwesomeHaircut commented on 2016-03-09 18:57

@erikvanvelzen thanks
it should be updated now.

I didn't add the settings because aur packages shouldn't modify the ~ folder. I might be wrong though.

erikvanvelzen commented on 2015-11-15 00:35

Below is a diff for droidcam 6.0 (version in AUR is currently 4.1)
It also creates the file ~/.droidcam/settings
I hope someone can update

--- PKGBUILD_old 2015-10-28 12:00:33.036382004 +0100
+++ PKGBUILD 2015-11-15 02:24:08.440670180 +0100
@@ -1,11 +1,11 @@
# Maintainer: Daniel Nagy <danielnagy at gmx de>

_kver="`uname -r | cut -d"." -f1,2`-ARCH"
pkgdesc='A tool for using your android device as a wireless/usb webcam'
-arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
depends=( 'bluez-libs' 'gtk2')
@@ -19,15 +19,12 @@

sha1sums=( 'f85b3f34f98908bd1327df0ea0e650dcbdcb07e9')

-## as of 2013-10-29 these hash sums worked. But as of 2014-02-03 somethings changed and
-## the new hash sums are listed below.
-## [[ "${CARCH}" = "i686" ]] && _arch="x86" && sha1sums+=('64fad1b28169f1f5a3cdd03175fac5973fe5d0ef')
-## [[ "${CARCH}" = "x86_64" ]] && _arch="x64" && sha1sums+=('982ecb2fb2c30adc2fb7f3a2c250ce65b5d40777')
+## as of 2015-11-11 only x64 is available for droidcam version 6.0
+# [[ "${CARCH}" = "i686" ]] && _arch="x86" && sha1sums+=('5b00632275a2c09551d1c72703732150b1f685fe')
+[[ "${CARCH}" = "x86_64" ]] && _arch="x64" && sha1sums+=('0c1d6c7b0298e5ec935aa1a93a80529d8a02c9a9')

-[[ "${CARCH}" = "i686" ]] && _arch="x86" && sha1sums+=('5b00632275a2c09551d1c72703732150b1f685fe')
-[[ "${CARCH}" = "x86_64" ]] && _arch="x64" && sha1sums+=('79166f6439a1bebfd83c8a1190cf67065c60951e')


package() {
# Install droidcam binary file
@@ -60,4 +57,8 @@
_extramodules="extramodules-$(uname -r | cut -f-2 -d'.')-$(uname -r|sed -e 's/.*-//g')"
install -Dm644 v4l2loopback-dc.ko "$MODPATH/v4l2loopback_dc.ko"
+ # settings file
+ mkdir ~/.droidcam
+ touch ~/.droidcam/settings

abstrakct commented on 2015-10-29 13:15

@laegnur (and others): you need the correct version of linux-*-headers (matching your kernel) installed to build the v4l2loopback module - for me it was linux-ck-k10-headers.

leledumbo commented on 2015-07-01 11:50

> this is problematic because some people might have v4l2loopback-dkms installed

Can it be made that either v4l2loopback-dkms or v4l2loopback package is installed is fine? The preference could be whatever you choose.

laegnur commented on 2015-05-27 17:18

I don't now why is this error. I updated the system and with the new kernel it works... :\

laegnur commented on 2015-05-27 16:42

==> Iniciando «package()»…
make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd`
make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/lib/modules/4.0.3-1-ARCH/build'
make[1]: *** No targets specified and not found makefile. Stopped.
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/lib/modules/4.0.3-1-ARCH/build'
Makefile:4: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2
==> Error: Failed in«package()».
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build droidcam.

drevilt commented on 2014-12-13 04:00

this is problematic because some people might have v4l2loopback-dkms installed.
I think i will include a message in the post-install function.

PreparationH67 commented on 2014-12-04 18:50

Since this is setup to require the v4l2loopback module can that be added at a dependency or include a message that that needs to be installed?

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