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

Christopher Reimer c.reimer1993 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 13:35:57 CET 2012


OK. 50 plugins doesn't sound impossible to deal with. But they have to
be in one place, as Manuel mentioned.

Name these 50 unmaintained plugins and then we can check when and how
they'll be moved to vdr-developer.org.


Christopher

2012/12/29 Helmut Auer <vdr at helmutauer.de>:
>>
>> If there is really a need for that special unsupported plugin, then the
>> best way
>> to go would be that at least one of all those distributions, who currently
>> maintains that plugin, "republishes" it somewhere (AFAIR
>> projects.vdr-developer.org was invented for that?).
>>
>> First step could be to apply all those patches that are required to get
>> the
>> plugin to work with current VDR *developer* versions.
>>
>> If a plugin really is still needed by a bigger group of people, then it
>> definitively needs to be maintained at some *central* place. It doesn't
>> help if
>> every distribution creates their own patches. It's much better to
>> cooperate!
>>
> We are talking about > 100 Plugins. Maybe we can drop the half of these but
>> 50 will be remaining ...
>
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