[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr 1.3 SUSE RPMs

Carsten Koch Carsten.Koch at icem.com
Fri Jun 17 12:46:20 CEST 2005


Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> Carsten Koch wrote:
> 
>>Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>>
>>>I've built RPM packages for 1.3.26. Video directory and epg file
>>>location is the same as in the 1.2.6 packages, config files are in
>>>/etc/vdr13 instead of /etc/vdr. So you can safely install 1.3 in
>>>parallel to the 1.2.6 packages. vdr contains minimal patches. the su
>>>patch, the patch to use a broadcast variable instead of sleep in
>>>cDvbPlayer and pagedown.diff from Udo Richter. I also removed the
>>>check for NPTL and vdr does run with NPTL if available. 
>>
>>I absolutely cannot use VDR without the SourceCaps patch, since I
>>have 3 DVB-S cards connected to 2 different dishes.
> 
> 
> I've never heard about that one or forgot about it because I don't
> need it. Was it ever posted here for official inclusion?

Yes.
It startet on January 18th, 2004 with a posting by Christian Schuld
(the patch author).
I posted a version on April 6th, 2005, that was adopted to the latest
VDR, see attachment.


>>I also kind of like my own "delete_resume" patch which dramatically
>>reduces the number of redundant resume.vdr files. See my posting
>>from March 3rd, 2005. Of course, that patch is just "nice to have",
>>not "cannot live without it".

It started on January 30th, 2005.
I posted it again on March 21st.
See second attachment.


>>I guess there will be many people who require one or another patch
>>before they can use vdr.
>>
>>Any ideas?
> 
> 
> Try to convince Klaus to include the patches. I'd like to keep vdr
> 1.3 patches in the package to a minimum at the moment so Klaus can
> be blamed for bugs rather than the patches ;-)

OK.

Klaus, as I said above, on a system without diseqc and with more than
one dish, I believe Christian's SourceCaps patch is a must.
It's also not very complicated and thus should not impose a high
risk of breaking something in vdr.

My patch is just a performance optimization. On a system with very
many recordings, it can become quite significant, though.
It is even smaller than the SourceCaps patch, though
and thus should not impose any risk of breaking something in vdr.

So, can you please, please, please include these two in the next VDR
version? :-)

Carsten.
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