Release Notes - 0.18

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Important.png Note: Please note that the following reflects changes for an old release of MythTV. The current release is 0.27.

These are the CVS commit-based notes concerning additions and fixes in MythTV 0.18 -- thanks to Nathan Hessan for compiling these.

This page should constitute a final list of the changes that were in version 0.18. It's been protected; if anyone notes anything important that was missed, please put it on the talk page.

February

Feb 12 2005

  • Fix - Transcode supports PES MPEG streams
  • Feature - Menu images zoom when selected
  • Feature - nuvexport now supports --require-cutlist option to only display programs with cutlists
  • Feature - nuvexport error string for ffMPEG
  • Fix - Cannot save music data back to database if you never loaded any
  • Fix - sync mythmusic database with current version

Feb 13 2005

  • Fix - scheduler priorities
  • Fix - nuvexport typo's, formatting, and catching segfaults
  • Fix - MythTV audio reinit bug
  • Feature - mythvideo tree
  • Fix - Theme adjustments
  • Fix - Menu font switch to freesans

Feb 14 2005

  • Fix - possible frame leak fixed
  • Fix - Dutch translation
  • Fix - debug verbose output in ivtvdecoder

Feb 15 2005

  • Fix - Uninitialized alsa variable in libmyth
  • Fix - quicker exit of recorded programs and dumping audio that is too early
  • Fix - Updated manual recording page
  • Fix - Changed recording colors in scheduler
  • Fix - Cleaned OSD in bob mode
  • Updated - German translation in myth weather
  • Updated - Dutch and German translations in mythnews
  • Updated - Dutch translation in mythmusic
  • Updated - Dutch translation in mythgame
  • Updated - Dutch translation in mythbrowser
  • Updated - Dutch translation in mythfrontend
  • Fix - record font on set priorities
  • Updated - Documentation
  • Feature - Added --gencutlist from commercialskip
  • Fix - proper error messages from job queue
  • Fix - typo in sipparser
  • Fix - transcoder and commflag to run on proper host
  • Fix - timecodes in transcoder
  • Feature - resize video while being transcoded

Feb 16 2005

  • Updated - Australian update to mythweb
  • Feature - show only favorites on mythweb
  • Fix - nuppleplayer defaults to 4:3
  • Updated - nuvexport command line handling
  • Fix - unknown codec in nuvexport
  • Updated - image offset counts when drawing theme and allow wrapping for one row
  • Updated - menu drawing faster and make redraw meaningful

Feb 17 2005

  • Fix - Menu will not erase parent paint box
  • Fix - allow deletion of recordings that have missing files
  • Fix - transcoder can work on remote machines
  • Updated - changed custom record gui handling
  • Updated - OS X requires glext.h
  • Fix - mythphone segfaults on network outage
  • Updated - better UI image quality

Feb 18 2005

  • Fix - OS X alpha buffer fixed
  • Fix - named colors have alpha set like hex colors in UI
  • Fix - HDTV readbuffer larger
  • Fix - ivtv decoder cannot access past buffer
  • Fix - transcoder timecode
  • Updated - Jobqueue display number of simultaneous jobs
  • Fix - ability to use logo detection only
  • Fix - mythstatus box looks at proper data
  • Fix - no more crash during bootstrapping langsettings.cpp
  • Fix - enable localizations for mysql bootstrapping screens
  • Fix - transcoding timecodes

Feb 19 2005

  • Feature - Allow userjobs to be run from the info popup
  • Fix - Allow transcoder to run on frontend that recorded instead of backend if selected
  • Feature - Add aspect ratio change to "All" on commercial detection
  • Feature - Allow manual recordings to be preserved even after mythfilldatabase
  • Fix - Overlap handling in scheduler

Feb 20 2005

  • Updated - Swedish translations in frontend and web
  • Updated - Added icons in minimalist-wide theme
  • Fix - Exclude manual record from whats new list
  • Fix - default sort on channel priorities
  • Fix - mythweb unit_select settings
  • Fix - use mythcontext instead of hardcoded paths
  • Fix - allow UDF only drives as CD by mediamonitor

Feb 21 2005

  • Fix - get correct memory size stats
  • Fix - hide override in unscheduled programs in mythweb
  • Feature - myth.rebuilddatabase.pl is a script to fix direct user db interaction
  • Updated - Swedish updates in frontend
  • Fix - aacdecoder closing file

Feb 22 2005

  • Fix - mythweb weather css typos
  • Updated - nuvexport cli revamped
  • Fix - fails on OS X compilation problems
  • Fix - qt3.1 compatibility with commflag
  • Feature - rerun scheduler each time recording status changes to ensure accurate schedule
  • Feature - mfd uses same audio output method as mythmusic and core

Feb 23 2005

  • Feature - moved mysql connections to use a connection pool, simplifies coding and handling
  • Fix - added include unistd.h for mythdbcon.cpp
  • Fix - channel query string in manual record
  • Fix - smartplaylist sql queries
  • Fix - dvd title queries
  • Fix - imdb.pl removes "s when calling amazon

Feb 24 2005

  • Fix - mythweb socket timeouts back to 20s
  • Fix - plugins to work with new db pool

Feb 25 2005

  • Fix - frontend doesn't manually reload recorded list after delete
  • Fix - Backend sends update command to all frontends after delete
  • Feature - Add index to recorded for faster loading
  • Fix - Jobstop in db instead of globally
  • Fix - segfaults in mythfilldatabase

Feb 26 2005

  • Fix - backend mysql start state
  • Updated - ivtvdecoder more efficient and understandable
  • Updated - ivtvvideoout OSD fading enabled

Feb 27 2005

  • Updated - docs
  • Fix - OSD code cleanup
  • Fix - show German in mythweb settings
  • Updated - Mythweb general cleaning and category for video_edit and checkbox to search HD only

Feb 28 2005

  • Fix - tableless search options in mythweb
  • Fix - don't load UI image if is none
  • Fix - sql syntax checks for Custom recording schedules

March

Mar 1 2005

  • Updated - Optimized for PPC
  • Fix - disabled inline mac functions
  • Feature - mythweb sort channels according to prefered channels
  • Fix - cleanup of mythweb channel_details
  • Fix - invisible channels in mythweb
  • Fix - cleanup mythweb javascript code
  • Fix - updated scheduled_recordings.php to show never record more accuratly
  • Fix - general cleanup of mythweb code
  • Updated - mencoder support
  • Fix - mythfrontend typo
  • Fix - audio bitrate > 0

Mar 2 2005

  • Updated - DC6412 settings

Mar 3 2005

  • Fix - leaks in screensaver
  • Updated - added missings options to help in mythbackend

Mar 4 2005

  • Updated - general code cleanup
  • Fix - customrecord code for qt3.1
  • Updated - swedish translation stuff
  • Updated - video scan code(differences between fs and db)
  • Updated - finnish translation

Mar 5 2005

  • Updated - mfd handles what services are available
  • Fix - mfd daapserver strings

Mar 6 2005

  • Fix - typo in recording priorities
  • Fix - Scheduler continues after a bad rule
  • Fix - Weekly manual schedule logic
  • Fix - smoother ffwd

Mar 7 2005

  • Fix - force compression from nuv to rtjpeg
  • Feature - -1 in Xinerama will span all screens
  • Updated - mfd acts the same as mythmusic in metadata table

Mar 8 2005

  • Updated - mythcontext handles screen sizes
  • Fix - commercial skip cannot put marker in last 2 seconds of program(fixes hang)
  • Updated - cleaned up job queue
  • Feature - lock the database so that multiple systems cannot upgrade it at the same time
  • Updated - improvments to nuvexport
  • Feature - mfd uses http service lister

Mar 9 2005

  • Fix - mythweb wml theme compatability
  • Updated - mythweb weather icon theme

Mar 10 2005

  • Fix - mythweb manual recording schedules

Mar 11 2005

  • Updated - finnish translations
  • Feature - handles non p2p firewire connections
  • Feature - rtsp(real time streaming protocol) connections

Mar 12 2005

  • Updated - cleaned up ffMPEG multipass signal

Mar 13 2005

  • Fix - update ATSC when service version doesn't match database
  • Fix - disable screensaver with play button
  • Feature - download movie trailers
  • Feature - job options for a playlist
  • Updated - add never record to popup
  • Fix - Auto expire only to files that exist
  • Fix - transcoder and recorder can work with files that do not have typical framerates

Mar 14 2005

  • Feature - clear osd keybinding

Mar 15 2005

  • Updated - mythtvsetup changed to mythtv-setup
  • Fix - enable save option on don't record options

Mar 16 2005

  • Updated - mythweb done command
  • Feature - added -vtag divx to nuvexport

Mar 17 2005

  • Updated - documentation

Mar 19 2005

  • Feature - using livemedia library for rstp
  • Feature - plextor ConvertX support
  • Fix - new overrides are always active so inactive will work

Mar 20 2005

  • Fix - segfault on quiting mythphone

Mar 21 2005

  • Updated - added -geometry override in mythfrontend
  • Fix - less delay for MPEG-ts playback
  • Updates - new configuration script

Mar 22 2005

  • Feature - record status column in scheduled recording on mythweb
  • Fix - mythweb javascript popups
  • Fix - discard sections tables in dvb

Mar 23 2005

  • Fix - stop discarding subchannels of 0
  • Fix - configure script
  • Fix - metadata stuff
  • Fix - updated mythweather url
  • Fix - check paths for nes screenshots
  • Fix - 5 images for animated maps instead of 6
  • Updated - sort music artists without leading "The ..."
  • Feature - backend available through xml http://<ip>:6544/xml
  • Updated - Italian translation
  • Feature - allow 350 playback without a volume control
  • Fix - save more program data with recording rather then depending on it from program table
  • Fix - pvr-350 and 64 bit machines
  • Fix - kill dvb signal strength for general use
  • Fix - DEC2000-t scan improvments
  • Fix - nytimes rss feed
  • Fix - uninitialized variables for scanwizard
  • Fix - mythgame won't die if 'system' isn't present
  • Fix - improved poster handling
  • Fix - sort recordings by original air date
  • Feature - support multiple album images
  • Fix - improved metadata extraction from filename's
  • Updated - MythBrowser update
  • Updated - protocol version number change
  • Updated - French translation
  • Updated - swedish translation

Mar 24 2005

  • Fix - xvmc/xvmcvld defaults of off
  • Fix - configure script updates

Mar 25 2005

  • Fix - mythgame fixes
  • Updated - added celeron, p3, p4, xeon, and AMD athalon to configure
  • Feature - Mouse cursor visibility checkbox

Mar 26 2005

  • Fix - general dvb fixes
  • Updated - removed dvb status page
  • Feature - added mmx and xbox processor to configure
  • Fix - channel table
  • Fix - can't adjust mute/volume if no output

Mar 27 2005

  • Fix - tweaked mythcontext to work with mac's
  • Feature - Add autotranscode before commflag
  • Feature - Allow commflaging while being recorded
  • Feature - jobqueue has three sections global, host, and job
  • Feature - job start time

Mar 28 2005

  • Fix - display aspect ratio tightened up
  • Fix - Strict commercial detection works with blank frame detection
  • Updated - Documentation
  • Fix - transcoding works with AC3 passthrough
  • Fix - prevent overlapping OSD's
  • Fix - first page of database settings wasn't getting saved

Mar 29 2005

  • Fix - added hardware decoder option for dec2000-t
  • Fix - ffMPEG cannot deinterlace twice
  • Updated - swedish translations
  • Fix - power search only allows one wildcard
  • Updated - changed colors in Iulius
  • Updated - added step ability with combo boxes
  • Fix - old recordings compatibility issues

Mar 30 2005

  • Fix - nuvexport commandline -vcd instead of dvcd
  • Fix - OS X display resets if myth crashes

Mar 31 2005

  • Fix - added options to configure

April

Apr 1 2005

  • Fix - update nuvexport timestamps
  • Fix - added showwith option for osd
  • Updated - "go back from where I skipped from button"
  • Updated - added fast-denoise option for nuvexport
  • Fix - Cannot comm skip within last 10 sec of recording
  • Updated - commercial skip has it's own configuration page
  • Fix - DCT6200 support
  • Fix - re-record autoexpired
  • Updated - change recording priorities keybindings - left decrease, right increase

Apr 2 2005

  • Fix - mythnotify on OS X
  • Updated - nuvexport complete command line implementation
  • Updated - english mythweb updates
  • Fix - mythweb "returns to near deleted"
  • Fix - deinterlace runs in ffMPEG
  • Updated - swedish translation
  • Updated - german tranlation
  • Feature - added audio output nulldevice
  • Feature - DiSEqC switch support
  • Fix - mythweb variable declaration

Apr 3 2005

  • Feature - log file added to mythweb
  • Updated - ffMPEG based conversions support aspect ratio's
  • Fix - nonvisible channels not displayed in browse mode
  • Fix - removed wildcard from people search, speed improvment
  • Updated - nuvexport closer to old behavior and bug fixes
  • Updated - query vbitrate even on vbr
  • Fix - commercial skip false detection
  • Fix - OS X compile problem

Apr 4 2005

  • Updated - added -v to mythtranscode
  • Fix - transcode exporter aspect ratio and rate conversion handling
  • Feature - added custom record powersearch with find types
  • Updated - documentation
  • Fix - QT 3.3.4 date work around
  • Feature - fetch movie theater data from TMS servers

Apr 5 2005

  • Updated - add --help, --usage, and -geometry to mythtv-setup
  • Updated - add --usage, -display and fix of -geometry in mythfrontend
  • Updated - swedish translation
  • Updated - start on mythmovietime ui
  • Updated - mythphone changes: support codec changes mid-call, max_bandwidth parameter, german lang, and various bug fixes

Apr 6 2005

  • Updated - mythmovietime fixes
  • Updated - documentation
  • Fix - minor changes to message loop
  • Fix - slave backend problems
  • Updated - sort program list by time and title in program list

Apr 7 2005

  • Feature - fully added mythmovietime to menu
  • Updated - added short form of -geometry and updated -usage in setup and frontend
  • Fix - remote tuners not listed as local
  • Fix - percentage display of comm flag for realtime flagging
  • Updated - swedish translations
  • Updated - get true aspect ratio and displayres in mythfrontend
  • Updated - more processors in configure script
  • Updated - 1 and 2 keys sort previously recorded page
  • Fix - international support for MPEG files aspect ratio's
  • Fix - mythtv visual class to avoid name conflicts
  • Feature - added mythdeque class
  • Fix - mythcontext compiler warning
  • Feature - added 2cpu.com to news

Apr 8 2005

  • Updated - if user hasn't configured mythmovietimes go to config plugin
  • Fix - mythfrontend compiler error
  • Updated - mythvideo layout

Apr 9 2005

  • Fix - parental levels in video tree
  • Feature - added tstorms in mythweather
  • Updated - documentation
  • Feature - for title lists, sorting by subtitles
  • Fix - ringbuffer in livetv
  • Fix - get rid of autotranscode for livetv
  • Fix - realtime comm flag percentage display
  • Fix - clear dtv_multiplex table when clearing channel settings
  • Fix - mythmusic compile problem
  • Fix - clarify connection error messages
  • Fix - disable processor specific optimizations
  • Fix - mythvideo compile problem
  • Fix - schedule manually, and handling of multiple cards
  • Fix - compiler warnings
  • Fix - reenable autotranscode for livetv

Apr 10 2005

  • Updated - bump version names
  • Fix - rearranged videomode settings page for bigger fonts
  • Updated - log audio language
  • Updated - mythgame improvments
  • Fix - program guide freeze during livetv
  • Fix - smart playlists
  • Fix - allow bookmarks for video files
  • Fix - theme fallback support
  • Updated - translations
  • Fix - log utf8
  • Updated - feeds for mythnews
  • Updated - mythbrowser enhancements
  • Fix - mame version parsing