[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr 1.3 SUSE RPMs

Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel at suse.de
Fri Jun 17 11:44:09 CEST 2005

Carsten Koch wrote:
> Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> >I've built RPM packages for 1.3.26. Video directory and epg file
> >location is the same as in the 1.2.6 packages, config files are in
> >/etc/vdr13 instead of /etc/vdr. So you can safely install 1.3 in
> >parallel to the 1.2.6 packages. vdr contains minimal patches. the su
> >patch, the patch to use a broadcast variable instead of sleep in
> >cDvbPlayer and pagedown.diff from Udo Richter. I also removed the
> >check for NPTL and vdr does run with NPTL if available. 
> I absolutely cannot use VDR without the SourceCaps patch, since I
> have 3 DVB-S cards connected to 2 different dishes.

I've never heard about that one or forgot about it because I don't
need it. Was it ever posted here for official inclusion?

> I also kind of like my own "delete_resume" patch which dramatically
> reduces the number of redundant resume.vdr files. See my posting
> from March 3rd, 2005. Of course, that patch is just "nice to have",
> not "cannot live without it".
> I guess there will be many people who require one or another patch
> before they can use vdr.
> Any ideas?

Try to convince Klaus to include the patches. I'd like to keep vdr
1.3 patches in the package to a minimum at the moment so Klaus can
be blamed for bugs rather than the patches ;-)


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