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== Special Notices & Instructions ==
 
== Special Notices & Instructions ==
* Any third-party applications leveraging MythXML will need to write compatibility with the new API framework
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* 0.26 additions below, even though everything is commented out.
* Themes previously found in the "MythThemes" repository are now available exclusively from the frontend theme chooser
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* MySQL must have time zone tables added, see [MySQL_Time_Zone_Tables]
* Subtitle/caption users may need a one-time revisit of the Playback OSD settings page if they prefer a font other than FreeMono
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* Scripts used to start MythTV programs (e.g. <code>mythbackend</code>) will '''fail to start''' if they use the <code>-l</code> or <code>--logfile</code> argument. The <code>--logpath</code> argument replaces them. See [[Logging]] for additional options. {{gitcommit|fd1800a}}
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* Optional but recommended: After upgrading, remove the vdpaubuffersize filter using <code>mythfrontend</code> Setup, TV Settings, Playback, Playback Profiles (page 3), Edit, Custom profiles (2nd page) Custom filters:. Check all three VDPAU profiles (High Quality, Normal and Slim.) - ''This is not urgent if you are running the RC or the final release versions of 0.25 ({{gitcommit|a9bf1d3}} or higher)''
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Revision as of 02:54, 8 June 2012

Important.png Note: Please note that the following reflects changes for a future release of MythTV currently in development and not recommended for production use. The current release is 0.27.


Important 0.26 Dates
Event Date Changeset
Development Started TBD TBD
Feature Freeze TBD TBD
Beta Released TBD TBD
RC Released TBD TBD
Final Release TBD TBD


Important.png Note: This page is actively updated, edited, and modified during the current development cycle (expected to become the "0.26" release). Expect it to change drastically, on a frequent basis, up until the next official release. Items may be added, changed, and removed to accurately reflect anticipated functionality and features leading up to the release date.

Below is an overview of many user oriented, or otherwise significantly important, changes currently in unstable/development code, which will become a future release of MythTV. Some of these changes, most notably the fixes, may have been backported to the 0.25-fixes branch. This is a fairly comprehensive list of significant or noticeable changes that impact the user experience in some way. For every change listed on this changelog, there are many times more changes not listed related to the core framework and inner workings of the software which allow MythTV to do what it does - in other words, what is listed is just the tip of the iceberg.