v4l2loopback-dkms 0.8.0-1: v4l2loopback kernel module failed to build

Bug #1455791 reported by jamet on 2015-05-16
This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
v4l2loopback (Debian)
Fix Released
v4l2loopback (Ubuntu)
Emanuel Negromonte

Bug Description

don't know if it's because i'm running a 3.19 kernel, but the repo package could not be installed, i will try the git repo.

edit : compiling and installing from the git repo works like a charm : https://github.com/umlaeute/v4l2loopback

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: v4l2loopback-dkms 0.8.0-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-17.17~14.04.1-generic 3.19.6
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.10
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.19.0-17-generic
Date: Sat May 16 18:42:35 2015
DuplicateSignature: dkms:v4l2loopback-dkms:0.8.0-1:/var/lib/dkms/v4l2loopback/0.8.0/build/v4l2loopback.c:486:2: error: implicit declaration of function ‘strict_strtoul’ [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-05-09 (6 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20150218.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 0.8.0-1
SourcePackage: v4l2loopback
Title: v4l2loopback-dkms 0.8.0-1: v4l2loopback kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

jamet (acryl) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
jamet (acryl) on 2015-05-16
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in v4l2loopback (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

According to the Debian bug #786779, upgrading to v42loopback 0.9.0 should solve this issue as it compile properly with newer Linux kernels (including 4.0).

Changed in v4l2loopback (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released

FYI, debuild'ing the last Debian package on Trusty solved the problem for me.

Goddard (kinggoddard) wrote :

What should you do if you are on 14.04?

dronus (paul-geisler) wrote :

Still broken on 14.04 !

Still broken on 14.04 and 16.04

Problem solved was on 11/05/2016

Changed in v4l2loopback (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Emanuel Negromonte (emanuelnegromonte)
status: Confirmed → Fix Released

Problem is solved in Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04.

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