uvccapture version 0.5-1 failed to build on i386

Bug #756023 reported by Matthias Klose on 2011-04-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
uvccapture (Debian)
Fix Released
uvccapture (Ubuntu)
Daniel Polehn
Daniel Polehn

Bug Description

uvccapture version 0.5-1 failed to build on i386
Link to failed build: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/test-rebuild-20110329/+buildjob/2412944

Direct link to the build log: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/test-rebuild-20110329/+buildjob/2412944/+files/buildlog_ubuntu-natty-i386.uvccapture_0.5-1_FAILEDTOBUILD.txt.gz

This log snippet might be of interest, since it triggered the matcher 'Purging chroot-autobuild'.
Excerpt 794 lines into the build log:

Cleaning up directory.
rm -f *.a *.o uvccapture core *~ log errlog
make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/buildd/uvccapture-0.5'
 debian/rules build
make[1]: Entering directory `/build/buildd/uvccapture-0.5'
gcc -std=gnu99 -O2 -DLINUX -DVERSION=\"0.4\" -Wall -std=gnu99 -O2 -DLINUX -DVERSION=\"0.4\" -Wall -c -o uvccapture.o uvccapture.c
uvccapture.c:34:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
make[1]: *** [uvccapture.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/buildd/uvccapture-0.5'
make: *** [build-stamp] Error 2
dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
Build finished at 20110408-1758
FAILED [dpkg-buildpackage died]
Purging chroot-autobuild/build/buildd/uvccapture-0.5

Related branches

Matthias Klose (doko) on 2011-04-10
Changed in uvccapture (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: oneiric
Changed in uvccapture (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → oneiric-alpha-1
Changed in uvccapture (Ubuntu Oneiric):
milestone: oneiric-alpha-1 → oneiric-alpha-2
Changed in uvccapture (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: nobody → Daniel Polehn (dpolehn-gmail)
status: New → In Progress
Daniel Polehn (dpolehn-gmail) wrote :
Daniel Polehn (dpolehn-gmail) wrote :

linux/videodev.h is no longer available in newer versions of linux. Using linux/videodev2.h allowed for a successful build.

tags: added: patch
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your work, could you send the patch to Debian as well? the bug has been reported to their BTS as well and the package is in sync between the distribution and should be kept this way if possible

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package uvccapture - 0.5-1ubuntu1

uvccapture (0.5-1ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * Fix build failure by using linux/videodev2.h instead of deprecated
    linux/videodev.h (LP: #756023)
 -- Daniel Polehn <email address hidden> Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:23:44 -0700

Changed in uvccapture (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in uvccapture (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in uvccapture (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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