Archives January 2008

New download link and instructions

The file is now hosted on cullman’s XBMC Trac server, and you can download it from there. In order to run the release, you need to do the following: Not own a Mac Mini, because the OpenGL code doesn’t support it yet without a patch. Edit UserData/sources.xml and add some sources (see this page for how it should look). Also note that we don’t support SMB yet, but that doesn’t matter, since you can mount a SMB share with Leopard.…


Release 0.01

OK, I’ve finally managed to get all my changes checked in. Here’s what seems to be working: Music: MP3, OGG, AAC, FLAC, MPC. Photos: Slideshows, viewing. Videos: Almost completely broken, but should show first few seconds, at turbo speed. No audio. Fun to play around with, though. Visualizations: ProjectM works, but there are graphical artifacts. Misc: Video thumbnails, IMDB, AllMusic lookups. What’s completely unimplemented or broken: Full-screen mode. Python. Virtual Filesystem layer (e.g. reading from RAR, zip, etc.) Lots of…


Progress on Video

01.11.08 1 Comment

I’m making some good progress on video. The main issue was SDL 1.2 behaving differently on OS X, due to the fact that Linux relies on GLX for certain things. Videos actually sort of play now, although there’s no sound (because I haven’t finished working Portaudio into the DVDAudioPlayer), and videos play at strange rates. Sometime fast, sometimes slow. I think it’s freaking out mostly because there’s no audio, although there may be some timing issues. I enhanced QueryPerformanceCounter to…