Motion - Bug Report 2012x 02x 06x 133332
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BUG: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory

make: motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory

/opt/motion-3.2.12$ cat install.log
checking for Darwin... no
checking for *BSD... no
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking for suffix of executables...
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking threads... yes
checking for libjpeg-mmx... skipping
checking for libjpeg...
checking for jpeg_set_defaults in -ljpeg... yes
checking for ffmpeg autodetecting... found in /usr/lib64
checking for ffmpeg headers in /usr... found /usr/include/libavformat/avformat.h
checking file_protocol is defined in ffmpeg ?... no
checking for mysql support... testing
checking autodect mysql headers... not found
Invalid MySQL directory - unable to find mysql.h.
checking for PostgreSQL... testing
checking autodect pgsql headers... not found
Invalid PostgreSQL directory - unable to find libpq-fe.h.
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking stdio.h usability... yes
checking stdio.h presence... yes
checking for stdio.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
checking for stdint.h... (cached) yes
checking fcntl.h usability... yes
checking fcntl.h presence... yes
checking for fcntl.h... yes
checking time.h usability... yes
checking time.h presence... yes
checking for time.h... yes
checking signal.h usability... yes
checking signal.h presence... yes
checking for signal.h... yes
checking sys/ioctl.h usability... yes
checking sys/ioctl.h presence... yes
checking for sys/ioctl.h... yes
checking sys/mman.h usability... yes
checking sys/mman.h presence... yes
checking for sys/mman.h... yes
checking linux/videodev.h usability... no
checking linux/videodev.h presence... no
checking for linux/videodev.h... no
checking linux/videodev2.h usability... yes
checking linux/videodev2.h presence... yes
checking for linux/videodev2.h... yes
checking sys/param.h usability... yes
checking sys/param.h presence... yes
checking for sys/param.h... yes
checking for sys/types.h... (cached) yes
checking for get_current_dir_name... yes
checking for struct v4l2_buffer... no
checking for V42L support... no
checking for V42L *old* support... testing
checking for linux/videodev2.h... (cached) yes
checking size of short... 2
checking size of int... 4
checking size of long int... 8
checking size of long long... 8
checking size of int *... 8
checking size of void *... 8
checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
Detected CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU         530  @ 2.93GHz
CPU optimization:
checking for bswap instruction... yes
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating thread1.conf
config.status: creating thread2.conf
config.status: creating thread3.conf
config.status: creating thread4.conf
config.status: creating motion-dist.conf
config.status: creating motion.init-FreeBSD.sh
config.status: creating motion.init-Debian
config.status: creating motion.init-Fedora
config.status: creating motion.spec
config.status: creating Makefile
config.status: creating config.h
config.status: config.h is unchanged

   *******************************
      Configure status
      motion 3.2.12
   *******************************

OS             :     Linux
pthread Support:     Yes
jpeg Support:        Yes
V4L included:        Yes
V4L2 supported:      Yes
FFmpeg Support:      Yes
MYSQL Support:       No
PostgreSQL Support:  No

CFLAGS:  -g -O2 -D_REENTRANT -DHAVE_FFMPEG -I/usr/include -DFFMPEG_NEW_INCLUDES -DHAVE_FFMPEG_NEW -DMOTION_V4L2 -DMOTION_V4L2_OLD -DTYPE_32BIT="int" -DHAVE_BSWAP
LIBS: -lm  -lpthread -ljpeg -L/usr/lib64 -lavformat -lavcodec -lavutil -lm -lz
LDFLAGS:   -L/usr/lib64

Install prefix:       /usr/local

---------------------------------------------------------------

/opt/motion-3.2.12$ make
Welcome to the setup procedure for Motion, the motion detection daemon! If you get
error messages during this procedure, please report them to the mailing list. The
Motion Guide contains all information you should need to get Motion up and running.
Run "make updateguide" to download the latest version of the Motion Guide.

Version: 3.2.12
Platform: Linux (if this is incorrect, please read README.FreeBSD)

Generating dependencies, please wait...

motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
motion.h:43:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
make: *** [.depend] Error 1

Environment

Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version: 4:0.7.3-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
Shared libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: Ubuntu 11.10, x86_64, 3.0.0-15-generic
-- TarasPerebeynosov - 06 Feb 2012

Follow up

for the error:
linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory

it is enough to make a symbolic link in /usr/include/linux:

ln -s videodev2.h videodev.h

Fix record

Update to svn or git version , where it has been fixed.

Cheers,

-- AngelCarpintero - 19 Feb 2012

BugReportForm edit

TopicTitle linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory
BugStatus Released
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SubmittedBy WikiGuest
Topic revision: r4 - 03 Jun 2012, AngelCarpintero
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