Drivers OV511/OV518 Instalation Problems, Make doesn't work
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Bus 001 Device 006: ID 05a9:8519 OmniVision Technologies, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 03f0:0404 Hewlett-Packard DeskJet 830c/832c
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0dda:2005 Integrated Circuit Solution, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 05e3:0604 Genesys Logic, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.12-1.1381_FC3/build M=/home/oscar/mydownloads/Drivers Camara GE /ov51x-1.65-1.12-mark modules
make: Entering directory `/lib/modules/2.6.12-1.1381_FC3/build'
make: *** No rule to make target `Camara'. Stop.
You have whitespaces in the path - /Drivers Camara GE /. This is a Very Bad Thing (TM) in Linux/Unix world.
From the output of Make, it looks like an error on the side of the developer. I would suggest asking him about it, but I'm not totally sure. Anyways, thanks for posting the information--you're a shining example of someone who has read (or doesn't need to read) "How to report bugs effectively" (Tatham).
To clarify, whitespace itself is not so bad, you just have to quote it. The problem is that a fairly large amount of shell scripts are essentially buggy in that they don't handle whitespace and funny characters properly.
To fix it, put it in quotes:
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.12-1.1381_FC3/build "M=/home/oscar/mydownloads/Drivers Camara GE /ov51x-1.65-1.12-mark" modules
Last edited by jonaskoelker; 05-13-2006 at 09:16 AM.
Well, it wont work probably, make is often run in multiple instances and I'm not sure one can quote everything. Normally make treats whitespaces as separators, for instance 'make install clean' installs and cleans sources. This really is not a shell problem.
...thanks for posting the information--you're a shining example of someone who has read (or doesn't need to read) "How to report bugs effectively" (Tatham).
I've always said that if you want someone to help you have to let them help you instead of blocking their way...
I've read so many articles regarding this and seen so much topics stating "I need help" all alone, and sometimens I think to my self, Well, me too... but this is not the right place to ask for the help I need (lol)