Archives February 2008

Release 0.1.1: Baby steps

02.13.08 68 Comments

This release is Intel/Leopard only. Sorry it’s taken me so long to get this next release out; the weather here has been great, and the call of real life has been strong, with all of the nuances and commitments of paid work, dog walking, cooking, and socializing. The new release can be found here. I’ve tried to focus on a few core areas: Graphics quality: With the help of d4rk (him doing the hard stuff and me just filling in…


Quick update

02.06.08 42 Comments

I haven’t had that much time in the last few days to focus on coding, but here’s what’s on my plate: With the help of the ever-so-talented d4rk, we’ve established that the “washed out” look of video is a cross-platform issue (Linux and OS X, at least) with the YUV to RGB conversion. People more skilled than I at OpenGL will likely have a fix soon. We’re planing to make another release in the next few days that will incorporate…


Release 0.1: Hundredths are for wimps

NOTE: This release is Leopard and Intel only. Well, it rained straight through the weekend, so I got a chance to work for a few long stretches, interrupted only by kibble-hungry kitties and a tennis-ball obsessed pup. Is this a zoo or a House of Code? Here are the changes that made it into this release (some of which were mentioned in the last post). If you’re really impatient, just drag XBMC over to your Applications folder and double click.…


Status update

02.03.08 20 Comments

OK, it’s been a few days, so I just wanted to post a quick update. I hope to be making another release in the next day or two. Here’s what I’ve been working on: I synced up with all the changes in the XBMC linux branch. There were quite a lot, and as a result I needed to update ffmpeg as well. We’re now completely up to date with the ffmpeg trunk. I fixed a timing issue which was causing…