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 11682

Major changes

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


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.
  • Added --no-upnp option to mythbackend to work around situations where UPnP support consumes 100% CPU
  • Added tuning of raw MPEG channels in HDHRRecorder


  • 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
  • Fixed the recordedprogram, recordedrating, and recordedcredits tables cleanup and move the cleanup into the housekeeper instead of mythfilldatabase
  • Fixed deletion of orphaned channels
  • Fixed playback by selecting the first video stream found in the PMT. This allows allows the people with weird broadcasts to function, without inhibiting the functionality of Interactve TV (MHEG)
  • Fixed problems with the "Auto" time-offset in ATSC EIT



  • 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
  • Fixed a mixup when retrieving the chanid and starttime from the DB
  • Fixed problem with No Menu theme when trying to add movies




  • 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





  • Fixed SQL error when adding by genre to playlist



  • Fix two translation issues with the call popup dial or answer dialog


  • Fixed segfault when external player exits



  • 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
  • Apply sanity check for the date range popup menu, for those people who occasionally get wacky data from DVB EIT data

Support libraries

Utility Applications

  • Don't divide the file size by 1 megabyte twice


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


  • Fixed crashes with hybrid tuner cards