[vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 20:58:57 CET 2008


On 03/02/2008, Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> 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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