[vdr] [OT] development infrastructur for VGA2SCART patch set

Thomas Hilber vdr at toh.cx
Sun Mar 1 07:40:56 CET 2009


On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 08:04:17PM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> > Why don't you just use the easy-vdr install script I mentioned above
> > which already has been proven successful? 
> 
> I just checked it out. But the main problem in distribution is, that
> everyone has to register to be able to download attachments.

what's wrong with it? If registering is too much effort - nothing doing.

> I just took a look. On quick look at the homepage and the Wiki I could
> not find any information on [1] on what Easy VDR does and on what distro
> it is based.
> 
> Looking at the script it looks like it is based on Debian Etch.

it's a complete VDR distribution based on debian etch. 

> > There is no better way to document an installation than a working shell
> > script:-)
> 
> Of course, but if one has to register at a forum to get the files it
> will prevent people from getting it and to contributing to the project.

but it will guarantee to a certain extend that you will obtain a tested
and working setup out-of-the-box after installation has finished.

> I would be willing to begin to start such a page. But I wanted to know
> your preferences, so that chances are high, that you will feel
> comfortable with it.

the problem is you can write whole books about the VGA2SCART theme.
I *certainly* won't have the time to do that. But for the beginning I 
could post a plain list of URLs where I finally got my informations from.

- Thomas



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