Le Lundi 31 Juillet 2006 10:54, Parag N(=E0=A4=AA=E0=A4=B0=E0=A4=BE=E0=A5=
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> On 7/31/06, michel Xhaard <mxhaard@...> wrote:
> > Le Lundi 31 Juillet 2006 06:01, Parag N(=E0=A4=AA=E0=A4=B0=E0=A4=BE=E0=
=A5=9A) a =C3=A9crit:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On 7/30/06, michel Xhaard <mxhaard@...> wrote:
> > > > Please used the experimental gspcav1 package from
> > > > http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Investigation/Gspca/
> > > > if all are right enter the gspcav1 directory and run as root
> > > > ./gspca_build
> > > > that should make and install the gpsca module version 1.00.01 :)
> > > > you can also try and install the gspcagui package (working on v4l1at
> > > > the moment) :)
> > >
> > > What is the difference between spca5xx and gspca kernel module driver=
> > > Regards,
> > > Parag.
> > Parag,
> > There is a long story with spca Linux kernel module. Starting with
> > spca50x to spca5xx and now gspca.
> > Why gspca ?
> > Our module start with the Sunplus chipsets support(spca) specially the
> > spca50x familly. After sometimes we support the spca5xx chipset to. And
> > now, a lot of others chips familly (Vimicro Etoms Sonix Pixart ....) so
> > our name is confusing .We have discuss how to change the name without
> > loss our project story on the list and gspca is born :)
> > Why spca50x, spca5xx, gspca is not merged in the main kernel:
> > Our module claim to provided video for the Linux end user. We are more
> > free to decode proprietary video codec outside the main kernel.
> > spca50x, spca5xx, gspca are all GPL.
> > Gspca is not yet ready for production the package provided:
> > gspcav1 : spca5xx re-design v4l1 with 220 webcams support
> > gspcav2 : the new v4l2 support only the Vimicro chipset at the moment.
> > gspcagui: A smart web-caming application avi,picture,zoom,roi and so on,
> > v4l1 shoud become v4l2 soon.
> Thanks for your long explanation. Have some questions
> 1) Do gspca once completed will obsoletes spca5xx kernel module?
> 2) Is gspcav2 is rewrite of spca5xx with v4l2 compatibility?
Yes, as you know v4l1 is now go-away :)
> 3) Can you add video recording with audio feature to gspcagui also? I
> found that is the only feature that most webcam viewers are missing. I
> am currently trying to have that feature in luvcviewer but not getting
> how can i do that?
gspcagui have video recording (AVI) with MJPG fourcc, i have not yet add so=
but spcaview have sound record and the sound part can be merged to=20
> I have not yet checked gspca application.
You should, the zooming feature and rotation windows are funny. If you have=
times to write a gspcagui documentation that should be fine (my English is=
poor :) )