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LiveTV changes: calls for testers

Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:59 am
by jyavenard

Several changes were made in order to improve and fix most current issues related to using live TV

Those changes includes:
- Reduce lots of messages in backend about waiting for data
- Rewind/Forward improvements. Can now seek across the entire live TV session
- Frontend exiting playback at random
- Playback freezing from time to time when close to live

Those changes are currently in master only and are planned to be backported.

However, as it involves critical changes, we would like the new code to receive as much testing as possible.
If you compile from source you can use the branch devel/027candidates

Code: Select all

$ git clone
$ git checkout devel/027candidates
$ cd mythtv/mythtv
Areas of testing:
- Streaming data over various network configurations: wired and wifi
- Watching LiveTV.
- Pause/Rewind/Forward liveTV and various seek amount (several minutes jump etc)
- Watching various recordings and videos from video library from various bitrates.

thank you in advance for your help

Re: LiveTV changes: calls for testers

Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:44 am
by jyavenard
This topic is now closed.

the changes have now been backported to the 0.27 fixes branch.

If you experience any issues related to live TV, Please report them in the troubleshoot forum.

Thank you !