Thomas Kaiser wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Thomas Kaiser wrote:
>>> Yes, that's true. And I did not recognize that the install path for
>>> gspca is different between Gutsy and Feisty :-(
>>> Why do they have to change the pathes in each distribution?
>> They don't (or at least, they do, but it's always been predictable based
>> the kernel name) - but it changed in _this_ release. I think that's a
>> kernel issue, not an Ubuntu one.
> I don't think this is a kernel issue. gspca is not allowed to go into
> kernel because of the "in-kernel-jpeg-decoding", ask Linus about this!
Right. That sounds like a kernel issue to me.
> The maintainer of Ubuntu did include gspca into their distribution because
> you get a lot of webcams working! And that's what the people want!
> Start your PC and plug in what you want and when it works it's a good
> Got the point??
No. Just because it works, doesn't mean it's right. I can see Linus'
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