[mythtv-users] How is the stability and WAF of the master branch doing?

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 15:56:50 UTC 2011


On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 7:45 AM, Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been toying with the idea of moving to the master branch (or
> v0.25pre as github shows it) because of some repeated issues I've been
> having with 0.24.1-fixes.  A majority of the new DVD's I get don't
> play correctly (menu issues, dumping to the frontend during playback)
> and now for some reason the front end is really unresponsive (press a
> remote button and it will lag about 3 seconds before slowly
> transitioning to the next menu or trying to play a .iso DVD from
> mythvideo will hang about 20 seconds before playing).
>
> I compile mythtv myself from git and my pull yesterday didn't fix any
> of these issues.  A few weeks ago I totally reinstalled Debian testing
> to see if that would help things.  These issues seemed to crop up in
> the past few months so I'm now compiling the packaged source of -fixes
> from the main mythtv website to see if the older version is a bit
> happier.
>
> That being said, how is master doing in terms of stability?  Is anyone
> running on their main day-to-day system and still has a happy family?
> If I could get a stable system I think I'd not touch it and let it be
> until v0.25 is released...

Have a look at #9854, particularly the remotedvd patch.  (The patch
may be out of date; if so, I can upload a modified version.)  This
helps the long startup time of ISO videos over storage groups.

Jim


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