[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.7.10 plugin

mike lewis lachlanlewis at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 04:32:59 CET 2006

Dello Darren.

These debs, what are they?  How do I use them?  I'm a new ubuntu user
and I'd love to be able to use xine (for vdr head) on ubuntu this
without having to compile it myself..

Maybe I should be moving to whatever distro you work with?


On 12/13/06, Darren Salt <linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> I demand that Tony Houghton may or may not have written...
> > In <4E943BC299%linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk>, Darren Salt wrote:
> >> I demand that Tony Houghton may or may not have written...
> >>> Is there any chance you could enable the DirectFB output in your libxine
> >>> package?
> >> It's too late for 1.1.3-2, but I've enabled it ready for whenever I next
> >> decide to do a package update.
> > Thanks. I'll look out for that and try to do a big kernel- and dist-upgrade
> > as and when. It's about time.
> dist-upgrade? Are you sure?
> > Speaking of kernel upgrades I'm still using a 2.6.17 kernel on that box
> > because when I tried to upgrade to 2.6.18 my remote stopped working even
> > though the patch still seeemed to apply OK. I think you're using the
> > same remote as me (Hauppauge "grey") but with a more advanced patch that
> > allows a keymap to be loaded,
> I _was_. My budget-ci patches have been modified somewhat since then [1] and
> are currently in the v4l-dvb repository; they should be in 2.6.20-rc1 (I
> think that they're already in 2.6.19-git*).
> > whereas I found a simpler patch which just hardwires a different set of
> > keycodes. Have you used 2.6.18 or later OK?
> Not entirely - 2.6.18 didn't seem too good generally here, but 2.6.19 seems
> fine (apart from, perhaps, a small problem which is manifest via apt
> updates). Anyway, this is with different hardware, and I have a couple of
> cx88 patches which need to be updated...
> [1] http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-October/013302.html
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