[vdr] [DISCUSSION REQUEST] reintroduce a common make configuration file in VDR-1.7.35

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at citd.de
Thu Dec 27 23:13:32 CET 2012


On 27.12.2012 13:21, VDR User wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 10:20 AM, fnu <vdr at auktion.hostingkunde.de> wrote:
> >> ... there are way too much changes at the moment :)
> >
> > FullAck, but the number of changes are not the issue, it's more the
> > sustainability and the time frame within the changes. Looking to the last 5
> > versions, each of them do look allmost like a complete new version. There is
> > allmost no time for other developers (plugins, addons and distros) to react
> > to them and the worse, they don't now if their work is valid for the next
> > vdr developer version. If you want to stop any development around VDR, go
> > ahead like this ...
> 
> Keep in mind, all these changes are occurring in the _developer_
> version of VDR, not stable. If package maintainers choose to use
> developer rather than stable versions, they should expect things like
> this. Maybe the problem isn't the changes, it's that they've picked
> the wrong version to work with. Just a thought.

When software advances at glacial speeds(*) reality tends compensate 
for that over time.

See the permanent "Beta"-marking that many Google-Services tended to 
have in the past.




*:
The timestamp of the 1.6.0 release (a.k.a. vdr-current.tar.bz2) on 
ftp.tvdr.de is: 23.03.2008,


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Matthias



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