Motion - Motion Release 3x 1x 18snap 10

Motion Snapshot Release 3.1.18_snap10

Release Notes

3.1.18 snap10 - 15 Jan 2005

Development Release - not recommended for normal use

We are very interested in getting 3.1.18_snap10 tested by people with Netcams. We are also interested in hearing if framerates are improved during Motion detection.

Changes since 3.1.17

snap1

snap2

snap3
  • Implemented phase 2 of the rotate patch
  • Added brightness patch options to motion-dist.conf

snap4
  • Added the new smart mask feature. It is working but it is still under development. It currently outputs an extra smart mask timelapse movie when the normal timelapse is enabled. This will be removed in the final version. http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/PatchSmartMask
  • Added a new config option --without-optimizecpu which disables the CPU specific compiler optimizations introduced with the rotate phase 2 patch. The purpose of the new option is to enable a packager to build an RPM or deb package which is not tied to a specific CPU type.
  • Man page updated with the new brightness and smart mask options.
  • Configure help texts improved.
  • Added the pwc-10.0.5 version of pwc-ioctl.h.
  • Changing rotate, height and width via xmlrpc no longer affects the running program. The user can change the options and write them to the config files and then restart motion. This change is done because many internal data structures and memory allocations cannot handle change of image dimensions/size.
  • Fixed the problem with leading spaces of text_left and text_right getting lost when saving with xmlrpc. For text_left and text_right Motion now puts the string in quotation marks if the value starts with a leading space. http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/BugReport2004x10x24x135840

snap5
  • Merged in the November 10th update of smartmask.
  • Started working on fixing the signed vs unsigned issue related to handling of images. The snap5 is created to get the developers in sync.

snap6

snap7

snap8

snap9

snap10

Next Steps

  • Testing for stability
  • Bugfix patches welcome
  • There is now Feature Freeze on 3.1.X - New features will be deferred to 3.2.1.
  • Targetting 3.1.18 release January 2005.

Known Problems

  • Motion Guide not yet updated - will wait until more patches are applied.

  • The pwc-ioctl.h is for pwc version 9.0.1 and 10.0.6. If you still use the pwc 8 series then you need to use the headerfile pwc-ioctl.h-pwc8.0 (copy the pwc-ioctl.h-pwc8.0 over pwc-ioctl.h). This is relevant for USB cameras using Philips chips.

Download

-- KennethLavrsen - 15 Jan 2005

Bug Reports


I forgot to delete a small debug line in the code. It is a simple debug printf that only affects non-daemon mode.

It is easy to fix. Find the line in motion.c that says

printf("Here I am\n");

and delete it.

-- KennethLavrsen - 16 Jan 2005

There's a new patch against this snapshot that fixes some things ( netcam stuff ):

* Patch page

* Patch netcam-pre3

-- AngelCarpintero - 17 Jan 2005
Topic revision: r7 - 13 Aug 2005, KennethLavrsen
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