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Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.2 snap3

Release Notes

3.2.2 snap3 - 23 Jun 2005

Development Release

Changes since 3.2.1


  • Avoid Cleanup Segfault. Allocates filepath using strdup to avoid segfault is target_dir parameter is not supplied in motion.conf. Moves out from signal handler the cleanup for pipe and mpipe. (Angel Carpintero)
  • Major code cleanup concerning signedness of chars all over the code to allow compilation with gcc4.0 (like in Fedora Core 4) without any errors or warnings. This will probably require that some of the not yet included patches will have to be fixed because it it code all over the place that has been changed. (Kenneth Lavrsen)

  • Changed the order of drawing the red mask in setup mode so that the smartmask is drawn after the fixed mask (Joerg Weber).
  • Changed the configure script so that /usr/lib64 is also searched for the presense of ffmpeg (should fix the problem with 64 bit machines) (Kenneth Lavrsen).
  • Changed the configure script so that rpms can be made by normal non-root users (Angel Carpintero, Kenneth Lavrsen).

Next Steps

  • Still open todos on Netcam code. Keep on sending bug reports.
  • Fix open bugs.
  • Finish the tuner_number feature. Most code is there but is still not active.
  • Add the two new conversion specifiers to Motion Guide and man page.
  • Range checking of options - includes a complete redesign of how options are loaded and changed via remote control. This redesign is mainly making the code more robust and should be transparent to the user.

Known Problems

  • See the for open bugs.
  • 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.


Bug Reports

-- KennethLavrsen - 23 Jun 2005
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment manage 1 K 23 Jun 2005 - 23:10 AngelCarpintero Update acording with the chages made in
motion-3.2.2_snap3.tar.gzgz motion-3.2.2_snap3.tar.gz manage 270 K 23 Jun 2005 - 02:25 KennethLavrsen  
Topic revision: r3 - 23 Jun 2005, AngelCarpintero
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