Release Notes - 0.20.1

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This is an unreleased development version

The following fixes have been applied to the release-0-20-fixes branch destined for a 0.20.1 release. This branch will be more stable than the trunk but is still a development branch and should be used with care and attention to the -dev mailing list

These are changes since the 0.20 release.

Updated through revision 11438


Major changes

  • Fixed programinfo passing between master and slave backend. This required a protocol change to version 31.

MythTV

New Features

  • Attempt to re-record programs that are not recorded because of a channel change failure
  • Added Echostar and Nimiq tv service type descriptors for digital recordings
  • Allow configuration of diseq repeat count
  • Added support for QAM recording using HDHomeRun device. Requires firmware 21-09-2006 or newer.

Fixes

  • Fixed programinfo passing between master and slave backend. This required a protocol change to version 31.
  • Fixed V4L2 API compatibility with IVTV 0.8
  • Fixed updating of the last_record field
  • Fixed bug in cutlist conversion
  • Reduced firewire packet buffer from 8000 to 2000
  • Fixed 8PSK modulation tuning
  • Fixed problem causing duplicate rows for manually scheduled programs to appear in Watch Recording list
  • Fixed problem where backend might fail deleting a file due to filename being changed by transcoding
  • Fixed problem with non-GUI programs initalizing OSD
  • Fixed issue with aborted data over UPnP
  • Fixed truncating delete code by grabbing filesize prior to unlinking
  • Improved sending of committed diseq messages
  • Fixed favorite channel and direct channel entering in browse mode
  • Fixed deleting a video source which did not delete its associated channels
  • Fixed SW42 and SW64 support for pre-DiSEqC

Plugins

MythArchive

  • Converted all intros and menu music tracks to AC3 audio
  • Fixed bug where save directory was not being passed properly
  • Fixed problem where mytharchivehelper was returning the wrong aspect ratio for .nuv files
  • Fixed problems with filenames containing apostrophes

MythBrowser

MythControls

MythDVD

  • Fixed choppy playback on some DVD main titles
  • Fixed segfault when external player exits
  • Fixed problem with missing menu buttons on some DVD titles
  • Fixed enabling of subtitles from main DVD menu

MythFlix

MythGallery

MythGame

MythMusic

  • Fixed SQL error when adding by genre to playlist

MythNews

MythPhone

MythVideo

  • Fixed segfault when external player exits

MythWeather

MythWeb

  • Fixed passing null values when scheduling recordings
  • Fixed myth:// URLs
  • Fixed links for manually overridden video URLs
  • Fixed music module detection
  • Improved file streaming using sys calls
  • Allow negative recording priorities to be set
  • Fixed category display

Support libraries

Utility Applications

mythtranscode

  • Fixed segfault by taking the 1st video stream (rather than the last) when multiple video streams are present

mythwelcome

  • Fixed crashes with hybrid tuner cards