Package Details: droidcam 1:1.8.0-1

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Package Base: droidcam
Description: A tool for using your android device as a wireless/usb webcam
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Keywords: Android webcam
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: marquicus
Maintainer: AwesomeHaircut (LevitatingRein, invidian)
Last Packager: AwesomeHaircut
Votes: 112
Popularity: 1.09
First Submitted: 2011-06-29 20:31
Last Updated: 2021-07-31 23:49

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invidian commented on 2021-03-14 21:26

I believe linux-headers should be added as dependency.

@lorcap see why headers should not be in dependencies.

==> WARNING: backup entry file not in package : etc/modprobe.d/droidcam.conf

This seems indeed like a bug. This file should only be backed up for v4l2loopback-dc-dkms package, not for both of them.

lorcap commented on 2021-03-14 21:12

I believe linux-headers should be added as dependency.

It took me a while to figure out why droidcam complained about a missing kernel module despite the package compilation and installation succeeded. Then I reinstalled the package and noticed the following error:

==> Unable to install module v4l2loopback-dc/1.7.2 for kernel *: Missing kernel headers.

which I fixed by installing linux-headers.

lorcap commented on 2021-03-14 21:06

When running makepkg, I get the following warning:

==> Checking for packaging issues...
==> WARNING: backup entry file not in package : etc/modprobe.d/droidcam.conf

cheru commented on 2021-02-24 02:33

Could you add v4l2loopback-dkms as an alternative dependency to v4l2loopback-dc-dkms, since either of those packages will do the job?

patchcard2 commented on 2021-01-23 12:57

@invidian Yes that seems to be the cause for my problem. Removing it via modprobe -r snd-aloop brings my internal soundcard back. For now I decided to just remove snd-aloop from /etc/modules-load.d/droidcam.conf and try to use my internal microphone instead of the one of my smartphone.

invidian commented on 2021-01-20 17:09

@patchcard2 perhaps this is because we load snd-aloop kernel module?

patchcard2 commented on 2021-01-20 17:01

For some reason, after installing this package ALSA did not recognize my internal soundcard anymore: snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1b.0: cannot find the slot for index 0 (range 0-1), error: -1

invidian commented on 2021-01-14 17:02

@maximbaz thanks for explanation! I replaced ../.. with ${srcdir} then.

maximbaz commented on 2021-01-14 16:37

@invidian: it fails as hexhu describes when you build in isolated environment in chroot, e.g. install devtools package and run extra-x86_64-build.

I would suggest avoid using relative paths and just use ${srcdir} in place of ../../

invidian commented on 2021-01-14 16:31

@biker The link is correct. We build multiple packages using single repository, as the source of both packages is the same.