[vdr] New Makefile system

Helmut Auer vdr at helmutauer.de
Sun Mar 24 13:24:45 CET 2013


>> There's nothing to find anymore, I had to debug crashes of a plugin
>> (not my own) which were caused by migrating to the new makefile,
>> because cflags and c++flags were differnet.
> I can't imagine, that this is caused by a changed Makefile.
There are lots of things that you can't imagine ;)

> Which plugin are you refering to?
softhddevice and live Plugin.
There was a mismatch between c an c++ flags and this was surely caused by the new makefile system :)

>> I searched for the segfault in the code but the reason was the make,
>> and that costs me some days.
>> And also the migration of many plugins costs me a lot of time.
> You don't have to migrate them. You can stay with the old Makefiles.
> Take a look at the VDR4Arch Project
> https://github.com/CReimer/vdr4arch/blob/master/plugins/vdr-filebrowser/PKGBUILD
I already know this, but there were times without the compatibility flag.

>> If I'd be a a vdr user thats no problem, I can stay with vdr 1.7.32.
>> Bu unfortunately I'm a distributor and I've promised my users a new
>> version with VDR 2.0.
>> Now I have the choice between breaking my word or setting up the new
>> system which will cost me some more days with a system that I do not
>> like.
> There's also a problem with your attitude. You want to provide all
> plugins regardless of how old or how broken they are.
Thats your point of view I just want to build these plugins which are used by Gen2VDR users ...

Helmut Auer, helmut at helmutauer.de

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