Showing posts from September, 2009

Rygel 0.4.1 (Even more fascinating!)

Soon after Rygel 0.4 was released , Peter Robinson pushed it for F12 and our good friend Bastien Nocera started testing it immediately. He found many issues and some of them were so critical that we immediately had to make a another release with fixes for those issues. Thanks Bastien!

Rygel 0.4 (Fascinating!) is out!

Rygel 0.4 (Fascinating!) is out! As usual, the release announcement: Brief summary of changes since 0.3: - Rygel is no more just a MediaServer but rather a collection of DLNA (UPnP AV) services (devices in UPnP speak). - Port to new GUPnP APIs. The biggest advantage of that is that we now have dynamic network support, i-e Rygel can attach/detach to/from a network interface as it goes up/down. - Support for time-based seeking in transcoded streams. - Random tweaks to transcoding pipelines. - Provide a DBus service providing two functionalities: * Ability to tell Rygel to shutdown. Starting of Rygel is automatically handled by D-Bus since a .service file is provided by Rygel. * Ability to tell Rygel (MediaExport plugin actually) to (un)export URIs on the fly. - Implement enabling/disabling of UPnP in the preferences. - Configuration through command-line options. - Use a .ini configuration file rather than gconf. - Special default configuration for Maemo. - Don

We got thumbnails

I got thumbnails working in Rygel. :) Right now rygel doesn't generate the thumbnails on it's own but provide thumbnails if already generated by another application (e.g nautilus) and stored in the freedesktop or maemo (they are almost the same) standard location. It works on both desktop and N900 and now that gupnp stack has been released, a rygel release with this and some other cool features will arrive shortly. :) Now it's very easy for me to find the videos of my friends .

GSSDP 0.7, GUPnP 0.13, GUPnP AV 0.5, GUPnP Tools 0.8 & GUPnP Vala 0.6

GSSDP 0.7 released! Changes in this release: - Join the multicast group on the specified interface. - Put the message src timeout in the specified GMainContext. - "host-ip" property moved from GUPnPContext to parent GSSDPClient. - Use inet_aton instead of inet_addr and handle the error from it. - gssdp-device-sniffer ported to GtkBuilder. - Version-independent target match. This makes client forward and backward compatible with resources that implement different version of the specs than the client. - Version-independent M-SEARCH response. This has the same effect as above but only the other way around. - GSSDPClient now binds to interface rather than IP. - No need to find the default route. - Add "active" property to GSSDPClient. - Fix pkg-config paths. - Add basic .gitignore. - Other minor/internal changes. Bugs fixed: 1621 - new gssdp timeout not added to the specific maincontext 1570 - gupnp doesn't set the pkgconfig lib dir correctly in 64 bit env Dependenc