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OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 (Kodi 14.0)
New OpenELEC Helix build: #1209
(Supercedes previous build)

Code:
# uname -a
Linux rpi512 3.18.0 #1 PREEMPT Tue Dec 9 22:43:59 GMT 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux

# vcgencmd version
Dec  9 2014 13:55:08
Copyright (c) 2012 Broadcom
version 4fafe14800a0516477d59d50c8396c61266c4b54 (clean) (release)

# lsb_release
OpenELEC (Milhouse) - Version: devel-20141209224248-r19774-g94cea79 [Build #1209]

Based on tip of OpenELEC master (94cea790, changelog) and tip of XBMC master (f4576be7, changelog) with the following modifications:
  • Includes newclock4 patches
  • Excludes the OpenELEC fernetmenta patches due to conflicts with newclock4
  • Excludes the OpenELEC linux-01-RPi_support patch in favour of sourcing these and possibly more recent patches directly from kernel branch rpi-3.18.y
  • Excludes the OpenELEC xbmc-001-newclock4 patch in favour of sourcing these and possibly more recent patches directly from newclock4 branch
  • Default setting for "Show RSS Feed" changed to disabled (new installs only) [patch details]
  • Disabled "Total Duration" in Confluence (see build #0221 for details)
  • Adapted service.openelec.settings to take advantage of PR:5217 [patch details]
  • Includes latest libnfs master (9c1d3848)
  • Includes latest libcec master (9f000e43)
  • Includes latest xbmc-pvr-addons master (5eea1476)
  • Includes latest xbmc-addon-xvdr master (328fa653)
  • Includes additional ffmpeg codecs/muxers enabled for testing/benchmarking purposes (see patch)
  • Includes animated splash support (patch)
  • Includes commits from libcec-2.2.0 (popcornmix)
  • Disabled package RTL8812AU: Realtek 802.11ac driver doesn't currently build against kernel 3.18
  • Included pastebin: Add device tree kernel trailer
  • Included pastebin: Enable kernel device-tree support
  • Included pastebin: Add *.dtb files to firmware
  • Included PR:3657: [rfc] kodi crashlogs
  • Includes PR:5573: webserver: improved caching control (see discussion)
  • Includes PR:5747: [database] - add setting for hiding watched movies/episodes in recently added lists
  • Includes PR:5752: [jsonrpc] Allow retrieving empty TV shows via VideoLibrary.GetTVShows.
  • Includes PR:5894: [addons] display a more helpful message on python script error
Build Highlights:
  1. New firmware to fix problem decoding first audio packet
  2. New kernel 3.18 ((unofficial, upstream still on 3.17.y)
  3. PVR users should read PR:3673: kodi: revert upstream commit b6bec7a, as this introduces a regression with new PVR addons
  4. Create 256MB system partition on all platforms (new installs only)
  5. Add new package 'iwlwifi-firmware' (reduces size of SYSTEM by 10MB on non-Generic systems)
Build Details:
  1. Firmware (Dec 9):
    • firmware: audio_decode: Handle the case where STARTTIME flag is lost when first audio packet has decode error See: link
  2. OpenELEC:
    • kodi: revert upstream commit b6bec7a (PR:3673, 1 commit, 1 file changed)
    • Add package keyutils (PR:3668, 2 commits, 3 files changed)
    • addons: allow building addons with type different than xbmc.python.script / xbmc.service (9ee985b2)
    • scripts/create_addon: cosmetics. require icon.png and changelog.txt in PKG_DIR (3d012ab8)
    • scripts/create_addon: drop 'custom addon versions' (9606281c)
    • scripts/create_addon: drop PKG_ADDON_EXTENSIONS (1921d813)
    • scripts/create_addon: condider addon's own addon.xml as templates (5d175e61)
    • addons: introduce $PKG_ADDON_NAME. (2c64c37b)
    • scripts/mkimage: use 256MB system partition for all platforms (ae42436e)
    • freetype: update to freetype-2.5.4 (57cb091a)
    • projects/imx6/bootloader: use 16bit colorpalette for framebuffer (0369b385)
    • sqlite: update to sqlite-autoconf-3080703 (eedbead0)
    • add new package 'iwlwifi-firmware' (79649861)
    • wlan-firmware: update to wlan-firmware-0.0.27, this fixes #3677 (2ba191ab)
    • kodi-pvr-addons: update to kodi-pvr-addons-5eea147 (d6d95c68)
    • kodi: add PR5805 (f271226b)
    • sqlite: update to sqlite-autoconf-3080704 (40337610)
    • busybox: move keyutils dependency to package 'linux' (94cea790)
  3. XBMC:
    • [dvdplayer] calculate seekoffset when performing chapter seeks (PR:5919, 1 commit, 3 files changed)
    • [system colors.xml] correct wrong colors and spelling (PR:5920, 1 commit, 1 file changed)
    • [pvr] fix built-in PlayMedia with PVR channels and recordings (Trac #15164) (PR:5897, 2 commits, 3 files changed)
    • [linux] fix building libkodi.so (closes #14914) (PR:5925, 1 commit, 1 file changed)
  4. kernel 3.18.y:
    • Commits no longer in build (most likely squashed in new kernel branch):
      • ASoC: BCM2708: Add 24 bit support (912d59f2)
      • bcm2708-i2s: Update bclk_ratio to more correct values (260917b5)
      • soc-core: Fix volsw_range funcs so SOC_DOUBLE_R_RANGE_TLV works. (7bab98bf)
      • Move GPIO setup to hw_params. (29b46fbb)
      • BCM2708: DT: change 'axi' nodename to 'soc' (376fe2d1)
      • Configure GPIOs for I2S based on revision/card settings (d3f30731)
      • bcm2708_fb : Implement blanking support using the mailbox property interface (65094004)
      • bcm2708_fb: Add pan and vsync controls (9fa3b127)
      • bcm2708: Eliminate i2s debugfs directory error (5e1a1f4f)
      • config: Remove CONFIG_REGULATOR - we don't have a regulator driver (31c2b855)
      • bcm2835-camera: stop_streaming now has a void return (bc1b3e1e)
      • pinctrl-bcm2708: pinmux_ops no longer includes disable (c3c8f67b)
      • config: squash: remove stack usage (87761b97)
      • bcm2708_fb: Add fb_set_par call during init so fb is usable without fbcon (d223f288)
      • Remove "console=ttyAMA0" from the base device tree files (82ec92a4)
      • fdt: Take more care with the CMDLINE_EXTEND option (a09dd088)
  5. Additional commits/pull requests not yet merged upstream:
    • Disabled package RTL8812AU: Realtek 802.11ac driver doesn't currently build against kernel 3.18
Texture Cache Maintenance Utility: Preload your texture cache for optimal UI performance. Remotely manage media libraries. Purge unused artwork to free up space. Find missing media. Configurable QA check to highlight metadata issues. Aid in diagnosis of library and cache related problems.
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Re: RE: - by Mafarricos - 2014-06-04, 20:21
Live tv issues again - by pootler - 2014-06-04, 23:29
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3, - by removed151214 - 2014-08-04, 23:38
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-08-19, 00:11
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-08-21, 20:42
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-22, 22:20
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-22, 22:34
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-22, 22:44
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-23, 01:12
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-23, 23:24
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-09-25, 01:38
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-01, 18:12
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-01, 18:26
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-05, 01:07
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-11, 03:48
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-11, 04:06
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by removed151214 - 2014-10-11, 11:29
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 - by Milhouse - 2014-12-10, 01:13


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