[mythtv] Merging the 'render' branch

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Fri Nov 29 11:44:51 UTC 2019

On 29/11/2019 11:35, Mark Kendall wrote:
> So after getting on for 600 commits and 11 months, I think the render
> branch is ready for merging.
> I've put a little more flesh on the bones of the wiki page (but it
> still needs feeding):-
> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/2019-render
> and the full gory detail is obviously available on github:-
> https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/tree/devel/2019-render
> The great irony is that, after all those commits, a lot of people
> won't notice any difference:)
> Regardless, the new code should be leaner, more portable, more
> extensible and more feature rich. It might even be faster.
> There are still a few tweaks needed and I have a couple of clean up
> commits to push but otherwise the database schema update required (for
> video display profile settings) is already committed and ready to be
> enabled (i.e. via a bump to the schema version).
> Unless anyone has any serious concerns/objections, I will look to
> merge it into master on Sunday. As Stuart has pointed out, we need to
> give this a few months of stress testing before the next release.
> Happy to answer any questions you may have.

I'd like to see this in ASAP as we need to release before the dev freeze
for Ubuntu 20.04 (the next LTS release)


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