[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.8.0 plugin

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 13 15:50:58 CET 2007

I demand that syrius.ml at no-log.org may or may not have written...

> "mike lewis" <lachlanlewis at gmail.com> writes:
>> I've used vdr-xine, and I've used xinelibout for vdr.  I've just ogt a
>> general question, as they both seem to have similar functionality (or at
>> least they both satisfy my need for a software client head to vdr. What's
>> the driver for vdr-xine?  I've heard people say xinelibout is "better"
>> because it is more stable.  But, whats the reality?

> If you've used both you should be able to compare them, shouldn't you ?

> I've also used both.
> Now i'm only using xineliboutput because (just facts, no attack !)
> - it doesn't require me to recompile libxine

Neither does vdr-xine (if you're using xine-lib-1.2).

> - now i just aptitude install libxine1-xvdr to install the client side.

  # aptitude install vdr-plugin-xine gxine/experimental

(That'd install vdr-xine 0.7.11; the xine-lib snapshot in experimental isn't
new enough for 0.8.0.)

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