[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.22

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sun Dec 4 16:53:55 CET 2011

VDR developer version 1.7.22 is now available at


A 'diff' against the previous version is available at


MD5 checksums:

b9c0fe1aac8e653c0d0234bc72c2bb2c  vdr-1.7.22.tar.bz2
868bb332342c9a78beda17cc85e0bb93  vdr-1.7.21-1.7.22.diff


This is a *developer* version. Even though *I* use it in my productive
environment. I strongly recommend that you only use it under controlled
conditions and for testing and debugging.

The changes since version 1.7.21:

- Fixed scaling subtitles in case the primary device's GetVideoSize() function doesn't
   return actual values (thanks to Luca Olivetti).
- The DiSEqC codes are now copied in the call to cDiseqc::Execute().
- VDR now supports "Satellite Channel Routing" (SCR) according to EN50494 (based on
   the "unicable" patch from Lars Hanisch).
   Since "Unicable" is a registered trademark and stands for only one of many
   implementations of SCR, the following changes have been made compared to the patch,
   which need to be taken into account by people who have set up their system using
   the patch:
   - The 'U' parameter in the diseqc.conf file has been changed to 'S' ("Scr").
   - The configuration file name has been changed from "unicable.conf" to "scr.conf".
- Updated sources.conf (thanks to Arthur Konovalov).
- The SVDRP command LSTC now also accepts channel IDs (thanks to Dominic Evans).
- Fixed handling DVB subtitles and implemented decoding textual DVB subtitles (thanks
   to Rolf Ahrenberg).
- Added cap_net_raw to the capabilities that are not dropped (thanks to Dominic Evans).
- Fixed setting the start time of an edited recording (thanks to Christoph Haubrich).
- Temporarily switching free devices to transponders in order to have their running
   status updated is now done by marking the devices as "occupied" for a certain
   amount of time.
- The new setup options "LNB/Device n connected to sat cable" can be used to define
   which DVB-S devices are connected to the same sat cable and are therefore "bonded".
   This obsoletes the LNBSHARE patch. Users of the LNBSHARE patch will need to newly
   set up their sat devices with the above options.
- Fixed a crash when deleting a recording while cutting it (thanks to Ville Skyttä).
- Fixed several spelling errors (thanks to Ville Skyttä).
- The new SVDRP command UPDR can be used to trigger an update of the list of
   recordings (thanks to Lars Hanisch).
- Added generating a pkg-config file to the Makefile (thanks to Ville Skyttä).
- Removed the '.pl' suffix from all scripts (thanks to Ville Skyttä).
- Changed the default location for the LIRC socket to /var/run/lirc/lircd (thanks
   to Ville Skyttä).
- Added file name and line number to LOG_ERROR_STR() (thanks to Rolf Ahrenberg).
- Replaced all calls to sleep() with cCondWait::SleepMs() (thanks to Rolf Ahrenberg).
- Fixed a crash with malformed SI data (patch from vdr-portal).

Have fun!


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