On Tue, 2011-10-11 at 21:39 +0200, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 October 2011 21:31:02 Juergen Lock wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 08:35:49PM +0200, Michal Varga wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2011-10-11 at 20:21 +0200, Juergen Lock wrote:
> > > > No.  webcamd has become kind of a misnomer, it's in fact just a
> > > > `wrapper' for several kinds of Linux usb kernel drivers to run them in
> > > > FreeBSD userland.  (We have now at least webcams, dvb tuners, IR
> > > > transceivers, and usb tablets. :)
> > > 
> > > Oh god, thank you for mentioning this. I've been personally keeping
> > > webcamd out of my installations as "we don't need no stinkin webcams
> > > here", but this is something completely different based on what you say
> > > (especially the Wacom support).
> > > 
> > > Was there any push to rename webcamd to something more meaningful yet?
> > 
> > I'm not aware of anything like that...
> 
> In my talk at EuroBSDcon I said that webcamd might be renamed in the future. 
> Does anyone have any good suggestions?
> 
> --HPS

Well if you insist on the "d" ending, something along, say, "usblinuxd"?

Or possibly "kmodlinux[d]", if USB isn't going to be the absolute target
forever...

m.


-- 
Michal Varga,
Stonehenge (Gmail account)


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