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Bug #2871

[linphone] Can't record phone calls

rlgh - about 1 month ago - . Updated about 1 month ago.

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Hi! I'm really glad you've managed to package linphone. Building this is a real mess :/.

One thing I've noticed is that recording phone calls doesn't work. I looked into the log and it says:
ERROR Cannot record in mkv format, not supported in this build.

Would it be achievable for you to build it with mkv support?

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#1

Updated by bill-auger about 1 month ago

mkv is a video format BTW - are there any other formats
to choose from?

#2

Updated by bill-auger about 1 month ago

  • Assignee set to Megver83
#3

Updated by Megver83 about 1 month ago

rlgh wrote:

Hi! I'm really glad you've managed to package linphone. Building this is a real mess :/.

it's good to see that there's interest in linphone, it was hard to achieve building it

One thing I've noticed is that recording phone calls doesn't work. I looked into the log and it says:
ERROR Cannot record in mkv format, not supported in this build.

Would it be achievable for you to build it with mkv support?

Well, someone in GitHub also asked me for the 264 plugin :P
The thing is that I'm not sure how to do this, but I'll do some research when possible. Pull requests and patches are welcomed, specially as I won't have much time these months.

#4

Updated by bill-auger about 1 month ago

searching the AUR for 'linphone', the most up-voted package is 'linphone-plugin-msx264' (more votes than linphone itself actually)

linphone-plugin-msx264 "Linphone plugin that enables H.264 video codec"

i dont know why the GUI would offer that option, if it is not standard though

#5

Updated by rlgh about 1 month ago

bill-auger wrote:

mkv is a video format BTW - are there any other formats
to choose from?

I looked through the GUI and ~/.config/linphone and I couldn't find anything. I asked the upstream on their mailing list and no one replied yet.

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