[vdr] The issue of orphaned plugins, addons and patches (Re: pvr-input)
udo_richter at gmx.de
Sat Jun 21 12:19:45 CEST 2008
Hanno Zulla wrote:
> So it appears that we have a problem with
> 1) too many vdr-related projects dying or being orphaned when the
> original author looses interest
In most cases, its probably not just loosing interest, but running out
of time. Handling a job, a family and a time-consuming hobby all at once
is nearly impossible...
> 3) too many different locations to find sources and patches
For short term patches, if a new VDR version breaks something, forums
are a good source for patches. For more long term patches, the wikis are
a good place to look, and they're easy to maintain by everyone. So if
you find some useful patch, don't hesitate to add a link to the wiki.
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