[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.14

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 02:49:03 CET 2008


Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> On 01/27/08 16:25, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>>> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>>> - Implemented handling of DVB-S2 (thanks to Marco Schlüßler and Reinhald Nissl
>>>>   for a patch that was used to implement this). VDR now requires the "multiproto"
>>>>   DVB driver, e.g. from http://jusst.de/hg/multiproto.
>>> Would it be possible to make that optional via compile time define? 
>> I guess so, but I'm not going to ;-)
>> This new driver appears to be stable enough now - at least I've
>> been using it for a few days now without problems.
> 
> *sigh* messing with kernel stuff sucks. Does a vdr built with the
> multiproto headers at least also work on vanilla kernels ie stable
> dvb drivers? That way one would only need to use different headers
> for building vdr but no extra kernel modules at run time.
> 

AFAICT, the updated headers can be used along with the old drivers without
any issues. If not there's an issue with regards to backward compatibility.
Can you pleas point out the errors that which you see, when you are using
the updated headers and the old drivers ?


Regards,
Manu



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