[vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Feb 3 12:22:39 CET 2008


On 02/03/08 12:17, Rolf Ahrenberg wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Feb 2008, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>> On 02/03/08 11:43, Rolf Ahrenberg wrote:
>>> No. The current features in 1.5.14 are still missing some essential key
>>> features that should be included in the next stable version: DVB
>>> subtitling (still missing component type support for the hard of
>>> hearing), EBU subtitling, native channels.conf support for pseudo DVB
>>> devices (pvrinput, iptv, analogtv), and multiple channel lists.
>> I am not going to deal with these things before DVB-S2/H.264, anyway.
> 
> The compile time selection between multiproto and normal drivers (as 
> done in Udo's dvb-api-emulate patch) could be used from now on. I don't 
> see any reason to freeze the development at this phase.
> 
> The completition of H.264 support would be nice to have in next stable 
> version.  The H.264 support isn't related only to DVB-S2 as it's used 
> already in many DVB-C and DVB-T networks nowadays.

Just for the record: this would most likely pospone the next stable version for quite
a while.

> Also, I'd vote for making the recording format selectable, PES or TS, as 
> it would make the postprocessing of VDR files with existing 
> Windows/Linux tools a lot easier.

It is either going to remain PES, or switch entirely to TS.
Supporting both formats for recording is not what I intend to do.
Of course, replaying PES recordings will still be possible.

Klaus



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