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williammanda
December 28th, 2011, 05:47 PM
Is Mythtv .25 stable enough to use for the average user?

williammanda
December 29th, 2011, 12:05 AM
Anyone that is currently using version .25 please comment.

nickrout
December 29th, 2011, 10:47 PM
Simple answer: your question makes no sense as there is no myhthtv 0.25, there is only 0.24.1 and "master" ie development code which may be broken completely.

Do not use master unless you are prepared to read and understand the commits and dev mailing lists and be prepared for breakages for days at a time, and to submit bug reports.

(I know in mythbuntu-repos "master" is called "0.25" but that is just a convenient label, it is NOT 0.25, and won't be until 0.25 is released. Once it is, master will be tracked by "0.26")

See for example http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/485418#485418

dterza01
February 10th, 2012, 06:16 AM
nickrout, the question makes perfect sense and yes, version .25 is out and somewhat stable for daily use (I'm using it, there is an occasional frontend crash but nothing too frequent).
Also, 0.24.2 (stable)is out and is probably a better choice for normal use.

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Release_Notes_-_0.25

nickrout
February 10th, 2012, 07:55 AM
nickrout, the question makes perfect sense and yes, version .25 is out and somewhat stable for daily use (I'm using it, there is an occasional frontend crash but nothing too frequent).
Also, 0.24.2 (stable)is out and is probably a better choice for normal use.

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Release_Notes_-_0.25

0.25 is NOT released.

Quote from the page you point to:


Note: Please note that the following reflects changes for a future release of MythTV currently in development and not recommended for production use.

If you want to run master (ie the future 0.25) then the developers want you to subscribe to mythtv-dev and mythtv-commits and read them and to be preapred for breakages, and to contribute bug reports.

williammanda
February 10th, 2012, 12:12 PM
I have been using version 0.25pre-xxxx-xxxxxxxx for a few weeks now and agree it isn't too bad. I'm getting involved in vaapi which will be nice when it is implemented.