Motion Snapshot Release 3.2.1_snap4

Release Notes

3.2.1 snap4 - 11 Mar 2005

Development Release - not recommended for normal use

Changes since 3.1.19_snap4

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  • Fix for tracking control with http control (Angel Carpintero)
  • Added the new feature Setup Mode (Joerg Weber). This also enables much more error messages given to the console when in non-daemon mode while still preserving the messages in syslog which are important for daemon mode debugging.
    The patch is still being worked on and is not finished. Changes in the FreeBSD code are not yet tested.
    http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/SetupModePatch
  • Remove most command line options and replace them by an option to specify location to motion.conf and a few options related to setting up motion. (Joerg Weber). This is also included in http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/SetupModePatch.
  • Small improvement of the http control interface (link to setting itself on the html response when setting parameter) (Kenneth Lavrsen)

Next Steps

  • Joerg is already in progress with further work on the non-daemon console output part of the setup mode. http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/SetupModePatch
  • Check the code for FreeBSD. This snap has not been tested at all in FreeBSD.
  • 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 BugReports for open bugs.
  • Motion Guide does not match this version. See MotionHttpControl and MotionHttpAPI for documentation of the new http based remote control feature. Command line parameters are completely changed.
  • 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.

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-- KennethLavrsen - 11 Mar 2005
Topic revision: r1 - 11 Mar 2005, KennethLavrsen
 
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