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Update to v4l-utils-1.12.4.
Update to poppler-0.55.0.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY v4l-download-http "https://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/v4l-utils/v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY v4l-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY v4l-md5sum "982e7cd6ca2f6a045fc5ca673f25c9cc">
10 <!ENTITY v4l-size "1.5 MB">
11 <!ENTITY v4l-buildsize "39 MB">
12 <!ENTITY v4l-time "0.3 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="v4l-utils" xreflabel="v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="v4l-utils.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils">
26 <primary sortas="a-v4l-utils">v4l-utils</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to v4l-utils</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>v4l-utils</application> provides a series of utilities for
34 media devices, allowing to handle the proprietary formats available at
35 most webcams (libv4l), and providing tools to test V4L devices.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs80_checked;
39 &gcc7_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>
45 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&v4l-download-http;"/>
46 </para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&v4l-download-ftp;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download MD5 sum: &v4l-md5sum;
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download size: &v4l-size;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Estimated disk space required: &v4l-buildsize;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated build time: &v4l-time;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 </itemizedlist>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">v4l-utils Dependencies</bridgehead>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
78 <para role="required">
79 <xref linkend="glu"/>,
80 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>, and
81 <xref linkend="mesa"/>
82 </para>
83
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
85 <para role="recommended">
86 <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/> and
87 <xref linkend="qt5"/>
88 </para>
89
90 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
91 <para role="optional">
92 <xref linkend="doxygen"/>
93 </para>
94
95 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
96 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/v4l-utils"/>
97 </para>
98 </sect2>
99
100 <sect2 role="installation">
101 <title>Installation of v4l-utils</title>
102
103 <para>
104 Install <application>v4l-utils</application> by running
105 the following commands:
106 </para>
107
108<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
109 --sysconfdir=/etc \
110 --disable-static &amp;&amp;
111make</userinput></screen>
112
113 <para>
114 This package does not come with a testsuite.
115 </para>
116
117 <para>
118 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
119 </para>
120
121<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
122
123 </sect2>
124
125 <sect2 role="content">
126 <title>Contents</title>
127
128 <segmentedlist>
129 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
130 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
131 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
132
133 <seglistitem>
134 <seg>
135 cec-compliance,
136 cec-ctl,
137 cec-follower,
138 cx18-ctl,
139 decode_tm6000,
140 dvb-fe-tool,
141 dvb-format-convert,
142 dvbv5-daemon,
143 dvbv5-scan,
144 dvbv5-zap,
145 ir-ctl,
146 ir-keytable,
147 ivtv-ctl,
148 media-ctl,
149 qv4l2,
150 rds-ctl,
151 v4l2-compliance,
152 v4l2-ctl,
153 v4l2-dbg, and
154 v4l2-sysfs-path
155 </seg>
156 <seg>
157 libdvbv5.so,
158 libv4l1.so,
159 libv4l2.so,
160 libv4l2rds.so,
161 libv4lconvert.so,
162 v4l1compat.so, and
163 v4l2convert.so
164 </seg>
165 <seg>
166 /etc/rc_keymaps,
167 /lib/udev/rc_keymaps,
168 /usr/include/libdvbv5, and
169 /usr/lib/libv4l
170 </seg>
171 </seglistitem>
172 </segmentedlist>
173
174 <variablelist>
175 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
176 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
177 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
178
179 <varlistentry id="cx18-ctl">
180 <term><command>cx18-ctl</command></term>
181 <listitem>
182 <para>
183 is a tool to handle cx18 based devices.
184 </para>
185 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils cx18-ctl">
186 <primary sortas="b-cx18-ctl">cx18-ctl</primary>
187 </indexterm>
188 </listitem>
189 </varlistentry>
190
191 <varlistentry id="decode_tm6000">
192 <term><command>decode_tm6000</command></term>
193 <listitem>
194 <para>
195 decodes multiplexed formats from TM5600/TM6000 USB devices.
196 </para>
197 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils decode_tm6000">
198 <primary sortas="b-decode_tm6000">decode_tm6000</primary>
199 </indexterm>
200 </listitem>
201 </varlistentry>
202
203 <varlistentry id="dvb-fe-tool">
204 <term><command>dvb-fe-tool</command></term>
205 <listitem>
206 <para>
207 is a command line tool for digital TV services.
208 </para>
209 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-fe-tool">
210 <primary sortas="b-dvb-fe-tool">dvb-fe-tool</primary>
211 </indexterm>
212 </listitem>
213 </varlistentry>
214
215 <varlistentry id="dvb-format-convert">
216 <term><command>dvb-format-convert</command></term>
217 <listitem>
218 <para>
219 is a tool meant to convert among different file formats. It is
220 compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
221 </para>
222 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-format-convert">
223 <primary sortas="b-dvb-format-convert">dvb-format-convert</primary>
224 </indexterm>
225 </listitem>
226 </varlistentry>
227
228 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-scan">
229 <term><command>dvbv5-scan</command></term>
230 <listitem>
231 <para>
232 is a command line frequency scanning tool for digital TV
233 services that are compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
234 </para>
235 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-scan">
236 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-scan">dvbv5-scan</primary>
237 </indexterm>
238 </listitem>
239 </varlistentry>
240
241 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-zap">
242 <term><command>dvbv5-zap</command></term>
243 <listitem>
244 <para>
245 is a command line tuning tool for digital TV services
246 that is compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
247 </para>
248 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-zap">
249 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-zap">dvbv5-zap</primary>
250 </indexterm>
251 </listitem>
252 </varlistentry>
253
254 <varlistentry id="ir-keytable">
255 <term><command>ir-keytable</command></term>
256 <listitem>
257 <para>
258 is a tool that lists the Remote Controller devices, allows one
259 to get/set IR keycode/scancode tables, test events generated by
260 IR, and to adjust other Remote Controller options.
261 </para>
262 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ir-keytable">
263 <primary sortas="b-ir-keytable">ir-keytable</primary>
264 </indexterm>
265 </listitem>
266 </varlistentry>
267
268 <varlistentry id="ivtv-ctl">
269 <term><command>ivtv-ctl</command></term>
270 <listitem>
271 <para>
272 is a utility that can control many card settings, like changing
273 the inputs from tuner to svideo or composite, setting video
274 resolution or changing video mode (PAL, SECAM, NTSC).
275 </para>
276 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ivtv-ctl">
277 <primary sortas="b-ivtv-ctl">ivtv-ctl</primary>
278 </indexterm>
279 </listitem>
280 </varlistentry>
281
282 <varlistentry id="media-ctl">
283 <term><command>media-ctl</command></term>
284 <listitem>
285 <para>
286 is a utility used to configure V4L2 devices.
287 </para>
288 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils media-ctl">
289 <primary sortas="b-media-ctl">media-ctl</primary>
290 </indexterm>
291 </listitem>
292 </varlistentry>
293
294 <varlistentry id="qv4l2">
295 <term><command>qv4l2</command></term>
296 <listitem>
297 <para>
298 is used to test video4linux capture devices.
299 </para>
300 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils qv4l2">
301 <primary sortas="b-qv4l2">qv4l2</primary>
302 </indexterm>
303 </listitem>
304 </varlistentry>
305
306 <varlistentry id="rds-ctl">
307 <term><command>rds-ctl</command></term>
308 <listitem>
309 <para>
310 is a utility for decoding raw RDS data from V4L2 Radio devices
311 and offers simple ways to access the received RDS information.
312 </para>
313 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils rds-ctl">
314 <primary sortas="b-rds-ctl">rds-ctl</primary>
315 </indexterm>
316 </listitem>
317 </varlistentry>
318
319 <varlistentry id="v4l2-compliance">
320 <term><command>v4l2-compliance</command></term>
321 <listitem>
322 <para>
323 is a compliance test tool.
324 </para>
325 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-compliance">
326 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-compliance">v4l2-compliance</primary>
327 </indexterm>
328 </listitem>
329 </varlistentry>
330
331 <varlistentry id="v4l2-ctl">
332 <term><command>v4l2-ctl</command></term>
333 <listitem>
334 <para>
335 is a tool to control v4l2 controls from the cmdline.
336 </para>
337 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-ctl">
338 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-ctl">v4l2-ctl</primary>
339 </indexterm>
340 </listitem>
341 </varlistentry>
342
343 <varlistentry id="v4l2-dbg">
344 <term><command>v4l2-dbg</command></term>
345 <listitem>
346 <para>
347 is a tool to directly get and set registers of v4l2 devices.
348 </para>
349 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-dbg">
350 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-dbg">v4l2-dbg</primary>
351 </indexterm>
352 </listitem>
353 </varlistentry>
354
355 <varlistentry id="v4l2-sysfs-path">
356 <term><command>v4l2-sysfs-path</command></term>
357 <listitem>
358 <para>
359 checks the media devices installed on a machine and the
360 corresponding device nodes.
361 </para>
362 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-sysfs-path">
363 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-sysfs-path">v4l2-sysfs-path</primary>
364 </indexterm>
365 </listitem>
366 </varlistentry>
367
368 </variablelist>
369
370 </sect2>
371
372</sect1>
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