[mythtv] MythTV v33: minimal requirements

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Jun 22 11:21:55 UTC 2022


On 20/06/2022 22:27, Paul Harrison wrote:
> On 20/06/2022 21:54, Roland Ernst wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 9:44 PM Gary Buhrmaster 
>> <gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>     On Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 7:03 PM Roland Ernst <rcrernst at gmail.com>
>>     wrote:
>>
>>     > Currently, we need to support Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04 and 22.04.
>>
>>     Technically, according to the wiki, only current
>>     and LTS at the time of release is actually targeted
>>
>>        Platform support: Myth targets distro support for maintained
>>     releases at the following revisions:
>>           Debian "stable"
>>           Fedora "current" and "current-1"
>>           Ubuntu "current" and "LTS"
>>
>>     > The 22.04.1 release is targeted to August 4, 2022
>>     > The support for 18.04 ends April, 2023.
>>
>>     Unless v33 releases soon (unlikely?), that
>>     will mean v18.04 will have EoL'ed before v33.
>>
>>
>> AFAIK, stuarta announced a more frequent release schedule.
>> I asked for the definition of this next,  upcoming release.
>> It should be clearly defined.
>>
>> Roland
>>
> 
> The PPA's are still building for 18.04 (Bionic) and 20.04 (Focal) LTS 
> releases and I don't see why we can't continue to do that until 
> something breaks the builds and we have to retire the builds for the  
> older distros.
> 

Anything before 20.04 falls under the "might work" scenario.
You are right, until it actually breaks it will keep being built.

> 
> The plan is to release every 6 months in line with the Ubuntu releases 
> since most users us that distro. So if everything goes to plan then v33 
> will be released before the feature freeze date for 22.10 which is 
> August 25th. It was real pain to get v32 ready for 22.04 so I'll be 
> honest I have my doubts we can follow through the plan.
> 

I suspect the more practice we get the easier it will be....

Regards
Stuart




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