[mythtv] Re: Call for testers of release-0-18-fixes branch

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri May 13 08:27:28 UTC 2005

On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 01:07:36AM -0700, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On May 12, 2005, at 7:54 AM, Axel Thimm wrote:
> >On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 03:24:10PM -0700, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> >>In an effort to get a 0.18.1 release out the door, we need more folks 
> >>to test
> >>it for stability/proper functionality, etc.
> >
> >>There are no critical bugfixes (no critical bugs to fix right now), 
> >>just
> >>several small bugfixes. The only feature additions are the inclusion 
> >>of
> >>internal firewire channel-change support on DCT-6200 cable boxes and 
> >>support
> >>for LxM Suite services.
> >>
> >>I've also built rpm packages that Fedora Core 3 users can grab from 
> >>here:
> >>
> >>http://wilsonet.com/packages/mythtv/
> >
> >Thanks! :)
> No problemo. I presume you've already noticed I built them trying out 
> Chris' modified spec file.

Yes, looks like the bginning of a fork ;)

> >>Versioning on the packages should be friendly enough that you can use 
> >>these to
> >>upgrade an ATrpm 0.18 install and then upgrade to an official ATrpms 
> >>0.18.1
> >>install later.
> >
> >I updated the 0.18 packages to include latest release-0-18-fixes. They
> >will hit the server later today.
> One minor problem I see with what you've got pushed out right now 
> though... You need to rebuild the plugins, as mythbrowser and mythdvd 
> depend on a specific lib, and one of the changes in -fixes in prep for 
> calling it a 0.18.1 release was to bump the libversion from 0.18 to 
> 0.18.1. See Fedor Pikus' email on atrpms-users for the resulting 
> effect.

Yes, I had to upload new ATrpms packages for another project while
mythtv was still building (9 distributions, half of them for two
archs, and even one mythtv build takes a couple of ages). There was no
other way, sorry.

> >P.S. Shouldn't a call for testers of packages be done on mythtv-users?
> >I doubt any of the mythtv-dev folks make extensive use of
> >not-self-built bits :)
> Well, the call was more for folks to test the code than the packages, I 
> just put the packages out there as an added convenience, since I had 
> them built anyway.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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