[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#970445: libfarstream-0.2-5: can't connect to video call via pidgin sipe

Nils Reichert nils.reichert at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Sep 16 14:33:54 BST 2020

Package: libfarstream-0.2-5
Version: 0.2.8-4.1
Severity: normal
Tags: upstream

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?
	In Pidgin, using the SIPE-Plugin, attempt to make a video call.
   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
	Attempt to make video call: in chat window/contact list select contact and click "voice/video-call"
   * What was the outcome of this action?
	Setting up video call fails with error mesage "Error with your webcam"
   * What outcome did you expect instead?
	Video call should be set up correctly
   * Possible solution:
	This is a known problem documented in the plugins FAQ at https://sourceforge.net/p/sipe/wiki/Frequently%20Asked%20Questions/#video-call-setup-fails-with-the-error-message-error-with-your-webcam
	The farstream version included in buster predates the patch mentioned there. Please include the patch or provide a newer version via backports.
   * Thanks:
	Thank You!

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Bunsenlabs
Description:	BunsenLabs GNU/Linux 10.5 (Lithium)
Release:	10.5
Codename:	buster
Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-10-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages libfarstream-0.2-5 depends on:
ii  libc6                           2.28-10
ii  libglib2.0-0                    2.58.3-2+deb10u2
ii  libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0  1.14.4-2
ii  libgstreamer1.0-0               1.14.4-1
ii  libgupnp-1.0-4                  1.0.3-3
ii  libgupnp-igd-1.0-4              0.2.5-3
ii  libnice10                       0.1.14-1

Versions of packages libfarstream-0.2-5 recommends:
ii  gstreamer1.0-nice          0.1.16-1~bpo10+1
ii  gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad   1.14.4-1+b1
ii  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base  1.14.4-2
ii  gstreamer1.0-plugins-good  1.14.4-1

libfarstream-0.2-5 suggests no packages.

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