[vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

Martin Binder (AON) martin_binder at aon.at
Sun Feb 3 11:33:04 CET 2008

Hi Klaus,
my opinion: the next stable version should contain DVB-S2/H.264 (HDTV) 
support. So there is no use for a stable version based on 1.5.14.

Kind regards

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Klaus Schmidinger
> Sent: Sunday, February 03, 2008 11:17 AM
> To: vdr at linuxtv.org
> Subject: [vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?
> There has been some controversy about my recent decision to
> move forward and require the "multiproto" driver for VDR in
> the developer version. It is also currently rather unclear
> whether the current PES recording format can be kept to handle
> HDTV, or whether it would make sense (or even be feasible)
> to switch to TS (as suggested by the people from RMM).
> In order to take the edge of this, I was wondering if it would
> make sense to revoke the switch to the "multiproto" driver and
> go straight towards a stable version 1.6.0 with what is now in
> version 1.5.14. This should satisfy all those who are eagerly awaiting
> a new stable version, without forcing them to make the driver switch
> now.
> If we decide to go that way, I would release a version 1.5.15 with
> what could become the new stable, wait until like the end of the month
> to see whether it still needs some minor fixes, and call it 1.6.0 then.
> I know there are still some patches out there that some would expect
> to go into the next stable version, but I actually want to prepare VDR
> for HDTV before looking into these patches.
> So, here's the straw poll:
>    Should there be a stable version 1.6.0 now, based on what's in
>    version 1.5.14, but without DVB-S2 or even H.264 support?
> Yes or No?
> Klaus
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