[packman] Kodi Leia PVR Addons: vuplus missing - any chance to get it back?

Manfred Hollstein manfred.h at gmx.net
Sat Jan 19 09:26:24 CET 2019

Hi Sagi,

thanks a lot for your detailed explanation!

Looks like I'll have to rpmify nlohmann-json then...



On Sat, 19 Jan 2019, 07:41:45 +0100, Sagi Ben-Akiva wrote:
> Hi,
> Kodi developers put a lot of effort on making the build process easy, but their
> concern is only for Ubuntu.
> Therefore all the binary-addons source code and dependencies are cloned during
> the build process from Github.
> In OBS this behavior is not allowed and we need to download them before the
> build process starts.
> We have a bash script called download_binary-addons.sh which, as you can guess,
> download the binary-addons source but it also uses another file called
> repo-binary-addons-master-disabled.txt
> which contain a list of disabled addons and the reason for disabling them.
> pvr.vuplus is currently disabled because could not find a rpm for it's
> dependency NlohmannJson
> https://github.com/kodi-pvr/pvr.vuplus/tree/master/depends/common/nlohmann-json
> While working on the binary-addons I disabled all the addons that weren't
> built, just out of the box, because I wanted to verify that the build process
> finishes successfully and generate a rpms which I can install before spending a
> lot of time on fixing build issues for a specific addons.
> These are the addons which I added to the disabled addons list :
> pvr.zattoo - rapidjson
> pvr.teleboy - rapidjson
> pvr.vuplus - NlohmannJson
> pvr.iptvsimple - rapidxml
> game.libretro.2048 - build issue
> game.libretro - build issue
> game.libretro.mrboom - build issue
> vfs.smb2 - requires libsmb2
> visualization.projectm - has no member named datadir
> Sagi.
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 5:43 PM Manfred Hollstein <manfred.h at gmx.net> wrote:
>     Hi there,
>     while I was fighting to get the upcoming kodi.binary-addons package
>     build for openSUSE_Leap_42.3, I obviously didn't realise that the only
>     package I need from it "kodi.binary-addons-pvr.vuplus" is no longer part
>     of it :(
>     It appears there is a new tarball available at
>     <https://github.com/kodi-pvr/pvr.vuplus> which now supports the changed
>     API in Leia. However, it is not part of the "kodi.binary-addons.tar" tar
>     ball.
>     @Sagi:
>     1. Where does the "kodi.binary-addons.tar" tar ball come from? I fail to
>        see a URL where this is made available.
>     2. Is there any chance to get "kodi.binary-addons-pvr.vuplus" re-added?
>     Cheers.
>     l8er
>     manfred
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