[packman] Kodi PVR addons issue

Sagi Ben-Akiva sagiben at gmail.com
Thu Jul 11 06:44:14 CEST 2019

Hi Abdul,

I was able to build pvr.iptvsimple, it still was not merged to Multimedia
and can be found in my home project at :
and for the binaries for Leap 15.0 :

I was not able to enable the PVR on my PC, can you give it a try ?
If everything is fine I will merge the needed changes.


On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 6:13 AM Sagi Ben-Akiva <sagiben at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> It seems that you are the first to ask for this addon.
> I can work on the needed fixes to our kodi binary addons build process.
> The addon repository and build instructions can be found here :
> https://github.com/kodi-pvr/pvr.iptvsimple branch Leia .
> Sagi.
> On Fri, Jul 5, 2019 at 6:29 AM AbdulMajad Qureshi <qureshia at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thank you for the update.  Has anyone else asked about it?  I'd like to
>> continue to use it if possible.  If it is possible, I'd like to get a
>> working build for kodi 18.  If not, can you recommend another PVR addon
>> that also uses M3U files & could you provide a link to the documentation of
>> how to setup/configure it?
>> Thanks again for your help,
>> Abdul
>> On Thu, Jul 4, 2019 at 10:32 AM Sagi Ben-Akiva <sagiben at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Yes , IPTV simple add-on was removed from Kodi 18.x build for openSUSE
>>> because we had many build/compilation issues.
>>> It was decided to disable the broken addons in order to release Kodi
>>> 18.x and its add-ons as soon as possible,
>>> and come back to each addons if someone needs it.
>>> Sagi.
>>> On Thu, Jul 4, 2019, 15:19 AbdulMajad Qureshi <qureshia at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm running OpenSuse Leap 42.3 & my version of Kodi got updated to 18.3
>>>> after I ran an update a few days ago, but the IPTV Simple Client that I
>>>> was
>>>> using was removed.  I looked through the repo & saw that it wasn't
>>>> available anymore.  I kept looking for a version/repo that I could
>>>> download
>>>> from & recover it, but so far no luck.  I had to revert to a previous
>>>> snapshot in order to revert back to Kodi 17.6 with the Simple Client
>>>> restored to be usable again.  I browsed through the rest of the repo &
>>>> found that the client isn't available past Leap 42.2.  Other PVR addons
>>>> are
>>>> listed, but the IPTV Simple Client isn't for Leap 42.3 & Kodi 18.  Do
>>>> you
>>>> know if it will become available again for Kodi 18?  I've had to set
>>>> Kodi
>>>> to not update in Yast to prevent it from happening again & losing the
>>>> client.
>>>> Thanks for your attention,
>>>> Abdul
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