[Wine] Fwd: Re: Any progress on bug 16147?
benjie1 at cox.net
Wed Oct 13 11:01:21 CDT 2010
On 10/13/2010 10:19 AM, James Mckenzie wrote:
> Robert Benjamin<benjie1 at cox.net> wrote:
>> Sent: Oct 13, 2010 4:26 AM
>> To: wine-users at winehq.org
>> Subject: Re: [Wine] Fwd: Re: Any progress on bug 16147?
>> Just wondering why I haven't had a reply about the webcam problem
>> with iSpQ and icuii. There are a few previous posts about testing the
>> cam from Gert but nothing lately.
> Maybe because no one is working on this (mostly) voluteer project on webcams at this time, or someone is quietly doing so and will release a fix when it is ready. Gert may be doing so. Have you filed or updated a bug report with this information? If so, progress will be reported through the bugzilla and not here.
>> Is it a priority problem that puts webcams at the bottom of the list?
> No, getting a patch into Wine is a lengthy and necessarily difficult process. This takes time (I have been working on a patch for over two years to add a function to richedit and continue to do so.) There have been patches for non-storage USB devices, like WebCams that were submitted and rejected, several times.
> Again, be patient. It will take time, sometimes a long time, for a proper fix to be created to allow webcams to be used with Wine. You have been told this several times by several people.
> James McKenzie
> Thanks James. I'm just a bit over-anxious to hear anything and soory about that. Replies come so fast here that I thought mine got lost in the shuffle. Had no idea it could take years. Will wait. Again, sorry for being over-ansious. Take care. Bob
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