jzeller wrote:I tried reading through this forum to determine if you are working on making DVBlink a backend for XBMC-PVR builds. I see some people mentioning it and you listing new features and such. I'm not sure if you have used it but it has a wonderful EPG and such. I would love to look into making it a backend. Myself and a couple other python programmers would be happy to look into it if your interested.
There's been a few suggestions and I've taken a brief look at it but couldn't find any specifications on how to build a plugin for the PVR part.
My understanding is that the XBMC PVR is a separate release of XBMC, is this correct?
Is the XBMC PVR supported on the same platforms as XBMC?
I'm very interested and It would be nice to have the whole DVBLink TV experience integrated into XBMC.
Send me a PM and we can discuss this further.
I just follow this thread from the beginning and want to share some infos regarding xbmc and the pvr part.
The xbmc team is working to integrate pvr fully in xbmc but this is still in development. On the roadmap you find some rough infos about maybe it will be integrated in xbmc 12 or 13.
They are doing the development in the form that they have different branches next to the main xbmc development and when ready they will merge it into the main line.
I tried already the xbmc with pvr and it works good, and looks better than any tv receiver. only having problems with the switching time between channels. There is already integrated a lot that you will do also, and the skin is already improved for showing all the content like epg and so on...
What they do is they are using different backend solutions/software like fortherecord, tvheadend, mediaportal...which are very much the same like dvblink, and than communicate with an "add on/plugin" to this software for showing all that tv stuff in xbmc same way like they do with all other content!
This means they will not integrate that part of software which is doing all the channel and tv card stuff(backend).
This means also that dvblink would perfectly match as an additional backend and your plugin also..!
On the attached website you will have all infos and can get the xbmc pvr, which is compiled from a guy called margro from the pvr branch with all available plugins already integrated!
He is also doing development in the pvr branch and the addons for the mediaportal and fortherecord...you will find him in the xbmc forums a lot!http://www.scintilla.utwente.nl/~marcel ... build.html
maybe this was helpfull for you..