vdr-plugin-burn, project-x

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Wed May 7 22:16:42 UTC 2008

On Wed, 7 May 2008, Tobias Grimm wrote:

> Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>>    I remember some time ago asking for vdr-plugin-burn in Debian, but the
>> problem was that it needs Project-x which in turn requires java. Project-x
>> is now packaged in Ubuntu, since there is openjdk it can be built against.
>> Unfortunately, openjdk is not yet in Debian but AIUI it should be there
>> sooner or later. Could vdr-plugin-burn be added then?
> At the moment, this plugin depends also on other non-free packages, like
> mjpegtools. Besides this, vdr-burn is 0.1.0~pre21 for nearly 2 years
> now. It seems upstream development has stopped. So at the moment, this
> is a no-go and I even wouldn't consider uploading it to non-free.

Hmm, good point.. I didn't notice mjpegtools. Too bad if it's dead 

> BTW: Someone asked me recently, if there is a Ubuntu repository
> available, that has all the packages I provide on e-tobi.net. Do you
> know of such a repository? If not, it might be a good idea, to provide
> one. At the moment I don't have the resources for building another set
> of packages (it already takes more than half a day to compile
> everything), otherwise I would do it myself.

There isn't but could be.. maybe I could host them on the ubuntu-vdr team 
package archive on launchpad.net. Then there would be no need to add 
crackful plugins in the archive :) Do you have some semi-automatic script 
to upload stuff on e-tobi that I could utilize?


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