[etoys-dev] Camera in e-toys/scratch
karlramberg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 15:27:30 EDT 2011
On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 7:13 PM, Derek O'Connell <doc at doconnel.f9.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Gonzalo, Bert,
> I took a quick look at Scratch on XO-1.5 (Build: 5 customised, Sugar:
> 0.93.4, Fw: Q3B19) and saw the effect mentioned in ticket/11297. At first
> guess this looks like a conversion problem in libv4l2 (new version?),
> confirmed by copying my desktop versions of libv4l2.so.0 and
> libv4lconvert.so.0 to the XO and then the camera image was perfect (although
> frame-rate was a little on the slow side). So this problem possibly needs
> bouncing elsewhere.
> Re supporting etoys/other-platforms, the c-code , image code  and
> example morph  was released ~20 months ago so I have no idea why it was
> not adopted. I do know it worked in etoys earlier this year since I loaded
> it all up to do a 3D side-by-side demo using two webcams.
I think we can add it.
>  http://www.squeaksource.com/CameraPlugin.html
>  http://www.squeaksource.com/WebCamMorph.html
> Btw, I don't know what the "scratch-activity" script is trying to do by
> attempting to copy /usr/bin/squeak to the activities "bin" dir but it fails.
> On 06/10/11 09:53, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 05.10.2011, at 22:15, Gonzalo Odiard wrote:
>> > After checking the plugins in Scratch, I have tried to use the
>> > camera in e-toys and.. is not working :( There are a old bug about
>> > this http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9813 but never was resolved. Is
>> > possible use the scratch plugin in e-toys? Or use part of the
>> > code?
>> Certainly. It would have the additional benefit of working on other
>> platforms than Linux, so we'd love to have that.
>> I think it was even on someone's to-do list. However, I don't think
>> anyone's working on it right now.
>> > The scratch camera plugin is working very well in xo-1.75 and no
>> > so good in xo-1.5 (http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11297)
>> > Gonzalo
>> - Bert -
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