Release Notes - 0.26

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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 30.0.

Important 0.26 Dates
Event Date Changeset
Development Started 20 Aug 2011 df47df3
Alpha Released 18 Jul 2012 4a40145
Beta Released TBD TBD
RC Released TBD TBD
Final Release TBD TBD

Important.png Note: With due respect to the previous author, this page is here mostly to store the Special Notices and Instructions section.

0.26-release encompasses development revisions from [df47df3] though [TBD]

Information below is through [5239296] Dated Sun Jul 29 2012.


Key New Features

None, this is primarily a maintenance release.

Major Changes

  • Conversion of internal times to UTC. The conversions will take place via the database update mechanizim. For example, tables program, recorded, oldrecorded, recordupdate will have their starttimes and enddimtes converted to UTC. This should be of interest to daylight savings time users.
  • mythsyslogserver, a new system for handling all log requests, useing ZeroMQ.
  • Numerous HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) playback fixes.
  • Add ability to override Bonjour's service name (-O BonjourHostname=mycomputer.)
  • Almost a complete rewrite of RAOP server, used for Airtunes/AirPlay.
  • Added recording rule templates [71c65b]
  • The formata of config.xml has changed and mysql.txt is no longer used. Example

Prerequisite Changes


Added support libraries/prerequisites


Removed support libraries/prerequisites


Special Notices & Instructions

  • MySQL must have time zone tables added, see MySQL_Time_Zone_Tables.
  • If you need mythffplay, add --enable-sdl to your ./configure run [fb90f73].
  • User scripts/tools that depended on mysql.txt should be reviewed. Since MythTV no longer uses mysql.txt, its no longer updated. Scripts/tools could stop working.
  • The (broken) "Expire in deleted order" setting has been removed [928135e].
  • HLS users must use --enable-libmp3lame when running configure [628ea66].