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Update kodi-pvr-ipsimple to 3.5.3 and backport patches
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Authored by Jacalz on Apr 13 2019, 9:05 AM.


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T7850: update kodi-pvr-iptvsimple to 4.0

Summarized Changelog:

  • Add support for Kodi 18 Leia.
  • Fixed multithreading issues.
  • Add support for #EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE in M3U.
  • Language updates from Transifex.
  • Updates to PVR addon API.
  • Removal of never used addon interface functions.
  • Change line lenght to 4k.

Fixes T7850

Test Plan
  • Enable in Kodi, add some channels and view some tv-programs.

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Jacalz created this revision.Apr 13 2019, 9:05 AM
Jacalz requested review of this revision.Apr 13 2019, 9:05 AM

This was the last version with rapidxml (DOA since 2009) packaged bundled and further versions didn't have much new stuff. Thus I choose to use this version and backport two patches.

Ping @ermo as kodi maintainer

ermo added a comment.EditedApr 13 2019, 9:42 AM


Cheers for adding this.

However, my goal is to include all offical binary add-ons in a single package. Currently they're included in kodi proper, but I'm beginning to think this is the wrong approach.

It also doesn't seem as if iptvsimple is included in my "batteries included" build of kodi, even if I expected it to be.

Not sure what is going on -- perhaps the problem is that the upstream add-on needs a bit of TLC akin to the work you just put in?

Is there any chance you could try to engage with upstream on this? This would benefit *all* kodi consumers, not just Solus. =)

I don’t really know either to be quite honest and I don’t really know where to send it to. Or in general how Kodi addons are packaged. I think that’s a task better left to the Kodi maintainer. I’m sorry 😐

Do you want me to close this? @ermo