[vdr] Contribution to VDR - source codes, compiling latest 2.x on raspberry pi

Martin Stiborský martin.stiborsky at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 20:25:52 CEST 2013


Hi Christopher,
Thanks a lot for response.

The idea with debian vdr packages was just for getting the idea about build
process, nothing else.

Thanks for mentioning vdr4arch, that's it, I haven't found this so far,
I'll focus there.


On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Christopher Reimer <vdr at creimer.net> wrote:

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> Am 1.9.2013 19:58, schrieb Martin Stiborský:
>
> Hi guys,
> I'd like to ask you for a little help, small introduction into how it
> works in VDR development.
>
> My goal: I'd like to have latest VDR on my RaspberyPi, I have there
> Archlinux ARM installed, so it will be maybe a little bit more complicated,
> than just upgrading already existing 1.x debian package, which you can use
> on Raspbian.
>
> You know, previously I had Raspbian on the RasPi and installing and
> configuring VDR was really simple.
> There was webinterface and streaming to my workstation with VLC as a
> client was working out-of-box (I have right now only DVB-T USB dongle).
> As far as I know there is only 1.x deb package now.
>
> I'd like to create similar package for Archlinux (PKGBUILD).
>
> I'll definitelly use already existing debian package as a starting point
> for my work.
>
>
>  That's definitely the wrong attempt. You can't use debian packages as
> starting point for Arch Linux packages.
>
> Maybe you want to contribute to vdr4arch -->
> https://github.com/CReimer/vdr4arch
>
>
> There are also already some projects existing on that matter:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/archvdr/
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/vdr/
> (I'm quite confused why there is already existing AUR PKGBUILD and also
> another project for the same purpose, Wiki is saying that the other project
> should be used instead of AUR package, really don't know why
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VDR#Installation)
>
>
>  ArchVDR is not up-to-date and it doesn't take care of the rules in
> Arch's DeveloperWiki.
> AUR is the most chaotic place you which exists in the Arch world. Most of
> the PKGBUILDs there are in very bad condition.
>
>
> Now I need to get idea about the VDR project in general.
> For example, I was not able to find some code repository with your
> code...are you using git, hg or svn? Is the repository publicly accessible?
>
> Maybe this? http://projects.vdr-developer.org/git/
>
> I have found also this: http://linuxtv.org/repo/ But VDR is not there,
> although there is a lot of links and information about VDR.
>
> What is the main place for "dev" informations? Is it this wiki?
> http://linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Main_Page
>
> Btw, what about to put such information on your homepage (
> http://www.tvdr.de/) ?
> Maybe even consider Github as a VDR development home, that would be
> awesome :) But that's completely your things how to keep you project
> running.
>
>
>  There's no publicly accessible GIT/HG repository for VDR, but you have
> the choice between stable versions (2.0.3) and developer versions (2.1.1)
>
>
> Christopher Reimer
>
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Martin Stiborský

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