[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.20

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Tue Aug 16 23:13:54 CEST 2011


On 16.08.2011 19:56, Udo Richter wrote:
> Am 16.08.2011 18:57, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
>> VDR developer version 1.7.20 is now available at
>
> Thanks for the new version - at a surprising time. ;)
>
>>        ftp://ftp.tvdr.de/vdr/Developer/vdr-1.7.20.tar.bz2
>
> Just a note: The tar file includes a 0-byte epg.data file and an empty
> themes sub-folder.

Thanks, that was a leftover from a test run - didn't show up in
the 'diff'...

>> - cSkins::Message() now blocks calls from background threads (thanks to
>>    Michael Eiler for reporting a crash in such a scenario).
>
> Unfortunately, this will break the osdserver-plugin, that does call
> these directly from the network interface thread - though not without
> first locking the main thread in a safe state.
>
> I'll see if I can work around this, or if I can come up with some other
> solution.

Actually cSkins::QueueMessage() is supposed to be used for issuing
messages from a background thread.

Klaus



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