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Build 7955 - v3.7.0 / v4.7.0 (2021.10.12)
Release Notes

  • Update cURL library to version 7.79.1
  • Update libxml2 library to version 2.9.11
  • Add support for legacy HDHomeRun tuner devices
  • Change timer rule duplicate prevention name 'Record only new episodes' to 'Record new episodes only'
  • Change timer rule duplicate prevention name 'Record only recent episodes' to 'Record current season episodes only'

3.7.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.7.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

Build 7908 - v3.6.0 / v4.6.0 (2021.08.26)
Release Notes

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.36.0
  • Update cURL library to version 7.78.0
  • Fix bug causing full refresh of guide data during startup if there are 'Unknown' channels in the lineup
  • (Matrix) Fix bug causing the static PVR connection string 'api.hdhomerun.com' to not appear in the Kodi 'PVR info' overlay
  • (Matrix) Add reporting of Live TV tuner signal status information
  • (Matrix) Add new "Disable reporting of active Live TV tuner signal status" Interface option
  • Remove defunct 'Demo Channels' channel group

3.6.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.6.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

Build 7817 - v3.5.2 / v4.5.2 (2021.05.27)
Release Notes

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.35.5
  • Update cURL library to version 7.77.0
  • Prevent recording rule padding values from exceeding specified limits (1 hour for start padding, 3 hours for end padding)
  • Fix bug that incorrectly set recording rule padding values to 30 seconds instead of zero seconds when specified as "0 min" in Kodi
  • (Matrix) Fix "Unable to resolve timer type" errors reported in Kodi log when adding recording rules due to missing timer capabilities flag
  • Apply channel logo image associated with a recording as the icon for that recording when available

3.5.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.5.2 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

Build 7769 - v3.5.1 / v4.5.1 (2021.04.09)
Release Notes

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.35.4
  • Update cURL library to version 7.76.0
  • Fix bug preventing timer rules assigned a specific channel number to be changed back to 'Any channel'
  • Change how start and end times are reported for Record series timer rules so they show as 'Any day at any time'
  • (Matrix) Apply workaround for Kodi error 'In order to add/update a timer the end date and time...' when editing a Record series rule

3.5.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.5.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

Build 7745 - v3.5.0 / v4.5.0 (2021.03.16)
Release Notes

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.35.1
  • Update cURL library to version 7.75.0
  • Fix bug that could cause unnecessary triggering of both channel and channel group updates
  • Fix race condition that could cause a "Database is locked" error to be logged during Kodi startup
  • Fix bug preventing timers and timer rules from updating when Kodi Guide 'Future days to display' setting has changed
  • Fix bug preventing Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data from updating when Kodi Guide 'Future days to display' setting has changed
  • Add new "Radio Channels" settings category and associated options to enable radio channel mapping
  • (Leia) Adjust reported Electronic Program Guide (EPG) original air values based on the system time zone
  • (Matrix) Fix bug preventing Electronic Program Guide (EPG) entries from being flagged as new
  • (Matrix) Omit reporting of new indicator for programs of type News/Current Affairs unless a specific season/episode is specified
  • (Matrix) Rename "Append repeat indicators to applicable recording names" Interface option to "Append repeat indicators to Recorded TV episode names"
  • (Matrix) Add new "Append repeat indicators to EPG episode names" Interface option

3.5.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.5.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v4.4.1a (2021.02.19)

  • (Matrix) Update Univeral Windows (UWP) .MSIX packages for Matrix 19.0

4.4.1a for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.4.1 / v4.4.1 (2021.02.06)

  • (Leia) Enable in-place addon migration during installation of Kodi Matrix RC1 or later
  • (Matrix) Increment major version number to allow for in-place updates when Kodi version changes
  • Fix bug that allowed startup tasks to execute out of order on systems with a low precision system clock
  • Fix bug that caused all EPG data to be resent to Kodi during startup regardless of a detected change to the data
  • Fix bug that caused "Timer Deleted" toast messages for timers associated with an existing recording
  • Reduce the amount of discovery event logging

3.4.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
4.4.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.4.0 (2021.01.30)

  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 20201023
  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.34.1
  • Add "Export discovery diagnostic data" PVR Client Specific setting
  • Add "HEVC Channels" channel group
  • Add support for persistent Recorded TV watched/unwatched (play count) flags
  • Change "DVR stream read operation minimum size" advanced option to default to "Automatic" and allow for an updated range of 4KiB to 64KiB
  • Replace forward slash characters with hyphen characters in Recorded TV folder names to work around Kodi limitation
  • Trigger an XMLTV reload operation during startup if there are missing channel(s) in the Electronic Program Guide (EPG) listings

3.4.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.4.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.4a (2021.01.11)

  • (Matrix) Adapt to PVR API v7.1.0

3.3.4a for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.4 (2020.12.09)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.34.0
  • Update cURL library to version 7.74.0
  • (Linux) Retarget ARMEL build to require ARMv6 architecture

3.3.4 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.3.4 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.3a (2020.11.03)

  • (Matrix) Adapt to Kodi Matrix Alpha 3 release changes

3.3.3a for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.3a (2020.10.26)

  • (Leia) Update UWP APPX packages to Kodi Leia release 18.9

3.3.3a for Kodi 18 "Leia" Universal Windows (UWP) platforms

v3.3.3 (2020.09.30)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.33.0
  • Update cURL library to version 7.72.0
  • (Matrix) Fix bug that reported recording rule start time padding as both the start and end time padding
  • Add "Report actual start and end times for upcoming timers" Interface option

3.3.3 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.3.3 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.2a (2020.07.28)

  • Update UWP APPX packages to Kodi Leia release 18.8

3.3.2a for Kodi 18 "Leia" Universal Windows (UWP) platforms

v3.3.2 (2020.07.15)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.32.3
  • Update cURL library to version 7.71.1
  • (Linux/OSX) Enable missing compiler optimization flags during build

3.3.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.3.2 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.1a (2020.07.07)

  • (Matrix) Adapt to Kodi PVR APIs v7.0.0 and v7.0.1

3.3.1a for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.1 (2020.05.28)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.32.1
  • Fix bug preventing recordings from being loaded when duplicate series identifiers exist
  • Report HDHomeRun device version information in device discovery logs
  • Add "List recent error messages" PVR Client Specific setting

3.3.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.3.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.3.0a (2020.05.22)

  • Update UWP APPX packages to Kodi Leia release 18.7

3.3.0a for Kodi 18 "Leia" Universal Windows (UWP) platforms

v3.3.0 (2020.05.01)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.70.0
  • Refactor recordings database table to utilize HDHomeRun RECORD engine series update identifiers
  • Add "Preferred channel name format" interface setting
  • Remove "Use channel names from tuner device(s) in channel lineups" interface setting
  • Fix bug that could cause HTTP 416 when seeking on a Recorded TV stream that has switched from in*progress to fully recorded

3.3.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.3.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.2.2 (2020.04.23)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.69.1
  • Adapt to HDHomeRun RECORD engine 20200318 breaking changes
  • Apply recording rule start and end time padding deltas to the reported start and end times for timer instances
  • Omit reporting of original air date for programs of type News/Current Affairs unless a specific season/episode is specified
  • De-duplicate the list of reported timer instances so that only the first airing of an unrecorded program is shown
  • Add "Disable blocking of DRM protected channel streams" advanced option

3.2.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.2.2 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.2.1a (2020.03.29)

  • (Matrix) Adapt to Kodi PVR APIs v6.2.0 and v6.3.0

3.2.1a for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.2.1 (2020.03.06)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.69.0
  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 20200303
  • Add "Disable backend channel logo images" option
  • Add new "Interface" settings category and move options that change how data is displayed from "General" to "Interface"

3.2.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.2.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.2.0 (2020.02.07)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.31.1
  • Update cURL library to version 7.68.0
  • Use "Filename" attribute provided by HDHomeRun RECORD instead of manually generating EDL file name(s) when available
  • Exclude episodes marked as "DeletedDontRerecord" from the list of reported timer instances
  • Exclude episodes marked as "RecordIfNotRecorded" from the list of reported timer instances when a completed recording exists
  • Prevent missing channel(s) in the Electronic Program Guide (EPG) listings from causing unncessary XMLTV reload operations
  • Fix bug preventing calculation of original air date values for programs that aired prior to 1970.01.01
  • Limit reporting of program year to programs of type MV (Movies) in Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and Recorded TV
  • Limit reporting of program original air date to programs of type EP (Series Episode) and SH (Show) in Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
  • Allow for Live TV to be streamed from any available storage engine before falling back to using a tuner device directly
  • Remove "DVR stream ring buffer size" advanced option
  • Restore "Use Original Air Date timestamp for Recorded TV programs" setting (different implementation)

3.2.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.2.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.1.2 (2020.07.06)

:warning: Final release for Kodi 17.x "Krypton"

  • Backport: Adapt to HDHomeRun RECORD engine 20200318 breaking changes
  • Backport: Fix bug that could cause HTTP 416 when seeking on a Recorded TV stream that has switched from in-progress to fully recorded

3.1.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v3.1.1 (2020.01.08)

  • (Windows) Use a BELOW_NORMAL thread priority for the background task scheduler
  • (Leia/Matrix) Remove obsolete MPEG-TS packet filtering implementation when streaming via HTTP
  • (Leia/Matrix) Fix bug preventing recording resume position from being set if recording is in-progress
  • Remove "Use Original Air Date timestamp for Recorded TV programs" setting

3.1.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
3.1.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.1.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.1.0 (2019.12.23)

  • Revert cURL library to version 7.66.0
  • (Leia/Matrix) Fix bug during stream changes that would fail to report the MIME type and realtime indicator of the new stream properly
  • (Leia/Matrix) Fix bug that could cause "Live Stream creation failed" errors when rapidly changing channels
  • (Leia/Matrix) Fix bug preventing stream read operations from exceeding the "DVR stream read chunk size" setting value
  • Fix bug causing recordings update to trigger twice when "Trigger recording discovery immediately after playback" is enabled
  • Add 5-second delay to application of "Trigger recording discovery immediately after playback" to limit during channel changes
  • Apply "DVR stream read operation minimum size" setting to RTP/UDP streaming operations

3.1.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
3.1.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.1.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v3.0.0 (2019.12.14)

  • Add dependency on libxml2 library v2.9.10
  • Switch to incremental database schema versioning rather than tying to the addon version number
  • Switch to Electronic Program Guide (EPG) XMLTV source data (available to DVR subscribers only)
  • Change "Append repeat indicators to applicable episode names" setting to apply only to programs of type EP/SH
  • Remove "Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Metadata" discovery intervals setting
  • Remove "Trigger guide metadata discovery" PVR Client Specific setting
  • Add "Trigger guide listing discovery" PVR Client Specific setting
  • Fix bug in task scheduler that would allow pending tasks to execute after stop signal has been sent
  • Add one-time alert message indicating that DVR authorization is required to access Electronic Program Guide data
  • (Matrix) Rename "Append repeat indicators to applicable episode names" setting to "Append repeat indicators to applicable recording names"

3.0.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
3.0.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
3.0.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v2.4.2 (2019.12.05)

  • Add dependency on zlib library v1.2.11
  • Add "Use Original Air Date timestamp for Recorded TV programs" setting
  • Enable DEFLATE and GZIP encoding support for backend HTTP data requests
  • Adapt to backend EPG change allowing for more data to be returned per web request
  • Limit EPG data requests to no more than 23.5 hours into the future if no devices with DVR authorization where discovered

2.4.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.4.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
2.4.2 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v2.4.1a (2019.11.20)

  • Update UWP APPX packages to Kodi Leia release 18.5

2.4.1a for Kodi 18 "Leia" Universal Windows (UWP) platforms

v2.4.1 (2019.11.13)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.67.0
  • (Windows/Linux/Android/OSX) Wait up to 10 seconds for IPv4 network connectivity before executing startup discovery tasks
  • (Linux/OSX) Wait up to one minute for IPv4 network connectivity before executing wakeup discovery tasks
  • (Leia/Matrix) Report a fixed length (32KiB) stream chunk size to Kodi regardless of "DVR stream read chunk size" setting value
  • (Leia/Matrix) Rename "DVR stream read chunk size" advanced setting back to "DVR stream read operation minimum size"
  • Treat "Audio" Recorded TV category mapping as "Series"; avoids creation of "Audio" folder in Recorded TV

2.4.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.4.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
2.4.1 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v2.4.0 (2019.11.01)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.30.1
  • Enforce previously relaxed rules regarding invalid JSON data retrieved from the backend and/or local devices
  • Limit EPG data requests to no more than 24 hours into the future if no devices with DVR authorization where discovered
  • Refactor recordings database table to key on auto-generated recording identifier(s) and improve query performance
  • Improve performance of Recorded TV last played (resume) position operations
  • Display prompt indicating that an individual episode timer cannot be removed from a series recording rule
  • Trigger an automatic recording discovery to occur 15 seconds after a new recording rule has been added
  • Trigger initial discovery operations to occur after PVR Manager has been fully initialized and is requesting data
  • Wait for initial discoveries to complete before responding to individual PVR Manager data requests (channels, timers, recordings)
  • (Windows) Limit wait for IPv4 network connectivity during wakeup to one minute
  • Trigger a timer update when notified that the Kodi EPG "days to display" setting(s) have been changed
  • Remove "Startup discovery task delay" advanced setting
  • Remove "Reset discovery database" PVR Client Specific setting
  • Fix bug preventing selection of a non-writable path as a valid EDL file location
  • Rename "EDL file path" EDL setting to "Primary EDL file path"
  • Add secondary and tertiary "Additional EDL file path" EDL settings
  • Fix bug that caused modification of a recording rule back to a default value(s) from being properly applied on the backend
  • Change grace period to determine when to show an episode repeat indicator to 48 hours after the original air date timestamp

2.4.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.4.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms
2.4.0 for Kodi 19 "Matrix" platforms

v2.3.1 (2019.09.30)

  • Fix potential for a race condition in background task scheduler when synchronously executing a task
  • Improve performance of backend series episode (timers) discovery
  • (Windows) Wait for IPv4 network connectivity to become available before executing wakeup discovery tasks

2.3.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.3.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.3.0 (2019.09.12)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.66.0
  • Fix bug that caused "DVR Service Subscription Required" errors when a storage engine (HDHomeRun SERVIO) is the only DVR authorized device
  • Remove specific tuner/storage distinction from device discovery to allow for devices that are both types (HDHomeRun SCRIBE)

2.3.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.3.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.2.2 (2019.08.30)

  • Restore shortened channel group names "HD channels, "SD channels", "Favorite channels", and "Demo channels"
  • Treat "News" Recorded TV category mapping as "Series"; avoids creation of "News" folder in Recorded TV
  • Change recording identifier values to work around Kodi issue where attempting to play a recording multiple times may fail

2.2.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.2.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.2.1 (2019.08.02)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.65.3
  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 20190625
  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.29.0
  • Add support for legacy RTP/UDP streaming directly from tuner devices
  • Add "Append repeat indicators to applicable episode names" setting
  • Add "Preferred tuner streaming protocol" advanced setting
  • Prevent error logging of every channel when EPG has been temporarily disabled due to an error

2.2.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.2.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.2.0 (2019.07.20)

:warning: Final release for Kodi 16.x "Jarvis"

  • Update cURL library to version 7.65.3
  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 20190625
  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.29.0
  • Add support for legacy RTP/UDP streaming directly from tuner devices
  • Add "Append repeat indicators to applicable episode names" setting
  • Add "Preferred tuner streaming protocol" advanced setting
  • Prevent error logging of every channel when EPG has been temporarily disabled due to an error

2.2.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.2.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.2.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.1.0 (2019.06.27)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.65.1
  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 20190607
  • Switch default device discovery method to network broadcast from HTTP
  • Change default discovery interval from 1 hour to 10 minutes
  • Remove "Use network broadcast for device discovery" setting
  • Add "Use HTTP cloud-based device discovery" advanced setting
  • Fix bug causing multi-homed HDHomeRun devices from being detected during broadcast device discovery
  • (Jarvis/Krypton) Fix bug introduced in v2.0.0 preventing the "Delete episode" string from appearing in context menu(s)
  • Use HTTP POST method when modifying backend recording rules
  • Adapt to HDHomeRun RECORD engine 20190621 breaking changes

2.1.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.1.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.1.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.0.4 (2019.06.19)

  • Adapt to backend API breaking change that caused "DVR Service Subscription Required" errors

2.0.4 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.0.4 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.0.4 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.0.3 (2019.05.20)

  • Adapt to HDHomeRun RECORD engine 20190516beta2 breaking changes
  • Use HTTP POST method when setting tuner channel visibility flags

2.0.3 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.0.3 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.0.3 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.0.2 (2019.05.08)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.28.0
  • Prevent multiple Kodi threads from simultaneously requesting EPG data
  • Prevent individually malformed EPG data request results from aborting all remaining requests
  • Fix bug that allowed extraneous EPG entries to be transferred to Kodi
  • Fix bug that prevented successfully setting channel visibility flags
  • Fix bug in database layer that could cause unhandled exceptions processing NULL column values

2.0.2 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.0.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.0.2 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.0.1 (2019.04.12)

  • (Jarvis/Krypton) Fix bug introduced in v2.0.0 preventing any EPG data from being processed
  • (Leia) Version number consistency build; no changes

2.0.1 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.0.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.0.1 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v2.0.0 (2019.04.09)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.27.2
  • Update cURL library to version 7.64.1
  • Add "Invalidate tuner device authorization codes after" advanced setting
  • Change default discovery interval from 5 minutes to 1 hour
  • Change default lineup discovery interval from 10 minutes to 45 minutes
  • (Leia) Migrate addon settings definition to new format; add help strings for all settings
  • Remove "Disable discovery of HDHomeRun RECORD devices" advanced setting
  • Retrieve DVR service authorization flag for tuner(s) during device discovery
  • Maintain database timestamps indicating when all backend data was last discovered
  • Log discovered HDHomeRun devices after device discovery completes
  • Prevent redundant rediscovery of devices and channel lineups during PVR startup task
  • Use separate HTTP connection and DNS lookup cache for Electronic Program Guide (EPG) requests
  • Block attempts to add/remove/update recording rules if no tuners with DVR authorization were discovered
  • Prevent access to all backend services when no valid device authorization code(s) are available
  • Fix bug preventing recording rule discovery from executing if "Delete expired date/time recording rules after" setting has changed
  • Fix bug causing unnecessary timer updates when series episodes are available via multiple channels
  • Fix bug that allowed deleted timers to remain listed if multiple timer rules were associated with a series
  • Fix bug that caused "Malformed JSON" errors during processing of EPG listings when no data was available

2.0.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
2.0.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
2.0.0 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.13a (2019.02.17) - Universal Windows Platform only

  • Fix compilation error allowing debug assertions to be raised in UWP builds (credit: jlenk)

1.3.13a for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.13 (2019.02.12)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.27.1
  • Update cURL library to version 7.64.0
  • Log detected stream properties (real-time, seekable, etc) for diagnostic purposes
  • Detect and report dropped streams if data transfer rate falls to zero
  • Fix bug that caused a dropped stream to be waited on infinitely for more data to become available
  • (Leia) Log unexpected zero length reads that occur on in-progress streams as errors
  • (Leia) Accurately set the media type (MIME type) stream indicator as reported by the DVR engine
  • (Leia) Fix bug preventing Kodi from calling into SetRecordingLastPlayedPosition()

1.3.13 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.13 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.13 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.12 (2019.02.02)

  • Fix bug introduced in v1.3.11 that prevented EPG listings for channels with subchannels (x.x) from loading

1.3.12 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.12 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.12 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.11 (2019.02.02)

  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 2018.10.27
  • Use pipelined/multiplexed HTTP requests when accessing backend EPG data
  • (Leia) Fix bug introduced in v1.3.9 that caused different EPG broadcast IDs to be generated
  • (Leia) Fix bug introduced in v1.3.9 that caused invalid stream end times to be reported on 32-bit GCC platforms
  • (Android) Restrict exported symbols to prevent name collisions with shared libraries

1.3.11 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.11 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.11 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.10 (2019.01.28)

  • Add "Use simplified (flattened) file hierarchy" Edit Decision List (EDL) setting
  • Add "Report CUT indicators as COMBREAK indicators" EDL setting
  • Rename "Start time padding (milliseconds)" EDL setting to "CUT indicator start time padding (milliseconds)"
  • Rename "End time padding (milliseconds)" EDL setting to "CUT indicator end time padding (milliseconds)"
  • Correct improperly specified units of time from "ms" to "s" when logging the parsed EDL file entries
  • Add log message indicating the expected path to an EDL file that could not be found
  • (Leia) (Windows/Android/OSX) Support automatic addon updates via custom repository
  • Disable IPv6 DNS (AAAA record) lookups when querying the backend services

1.3.10 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.10 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.10 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.9 (2019.01.04)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.63.0
  • Display notification when no tuner device(s) were detected during startup
  • (Leia) Remove "Prepend season/episode number to episode name in EPG" setting
  • (Leia) Remove "Delete episode" option from Recordings context menu
  • (Leia) Rename "Delete and re-record episode" to "Delete and re-record" in Recordings context menu
  • (Leia) Refactor GetStreamTimes() implementation to properly report status of in-progress recorded streams

1.3.9 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.9 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.9 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.8 (2018.12.23)

  • Add "Disable discovery of HDHomeRun RECORD devices" advanced setting
  • Add "Use channel names from tuner device(s) in channel lineups" setting
  • (Leia)(Windows/UWP) Update Windows SDK and Platform Toolset versions

1.3.8 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.8 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.8 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.7 (2018.12.09)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.26.0
  • Update cURL library to version 7.62.0
  • Improve performance of Recorded TV last played (resume) position discovery
  • (Leia) Prevent reporting timeshift buffer information for non-seekable realtime streams

1.3.7 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.7 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.7 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.6 (2018.12.01)

  • Fix bug in DVR stream packet filter causing an access violation if a PSI packet with a table ID of 0xFF is encountered

1.3.6 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.6 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.6 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.5 (2018.10.13)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.25.2
  • Automatically delete and recreate the PVR database if any exceptions occur opening it during startup
  • Fix bug causing internal exception when trying to poke the HDHomeRun RECORD engine after deleting a recording rule
  • Change EPG broadcast identifier values to be based on a hash of the channel and program start/end times

1.3.5 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.5 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.5 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.4 (2018.09.21)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.25.1
  • Update cURL library to version 7.61.1
  • (Linux/Raspbian/OSX) Fix bug allowing internal debug assertions to be raised erroneously and terminating Kodi
  • Fix bug introduced in v1.2.10 causing default cURL progress meter to be written to stdout
  • (Jarvis)(Android) Target the proper Android API for Jarvis * API 17 (Jelly Bean)

1.3.4 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.4 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms
1.3.4 for Kodi 18 "Leia" platforms

v1.3.3 (2018.08.22)

  • Treat discovery errors generated during PVR startup as non-fatal and continue execution of remaining discovery tasks
  • Abort device discovery if no tuner devices were discovered; leave existing device and channel lineup information intact
  • Add "Demo Channels" channel group

1.3.3 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.3 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.3.2 (2018.08.13)

  • Update cURL library to version 7.61.0
  • Fix bug causing HTTP stream to remain in a paused state indefinitely if the ring buffer has been completely filled
  • Remove "DVR stream read operation timeout (milliseconds)" advanced option
  • (Krypton) Fix bug causing potential access violation when system is suspended during an active Live TV or Recorded TV stream
  • Apply workaround for SQLite database engine concern causing some HTTP queries to be executed multiple times

1.3.2 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.3.1 (2018.08.05)

  • Revert new channel identifier encoding in favor of detecting tuner-direct only streams at the time of URL generation
  • Add logging of streaming requests for 'tuner only' channels stating that the RECORD engine, if available, will not be used

1.3.1 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.3.0 (2018.08.04)

  • Change internal channel identifier encoding to indicate tuner-direct only streams that cannot be accessed via an HDHomeRun RECORD engine
  • Fix bug causing "DVR stream read operation minimum size" to default to 1KiB instead of 4KiB if not explicitly set
  • Fix bug causing tuner-direct streams to improperly be reported to Kodi as zero length and not real-time
  • Display notification when a live stream seek operation fails and attempt to recover the stream at the last known position
  • Disable stream packet filtering when misalignment of MPEG-TS packets has been detected
  • Add support for Kodi Timeshifting display indicators when playing Live TV streams using first detected MPEG-TS stream with PCR values
  • (Krypton) Remove "Disable reporting of real-time MPEG-TS streams" advanced setting (performance concern)
  • Trigger a Kodi error notification when a Live TV or Recorded TV stream cannot be created successfully

1.3.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.3.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.10 (2018.07.28)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.24.0
  • Refactor Live TV / Recorded TV stream implementation to eliminate use of the worker thread
  • Reduce default Live TV / Recorded TV stream ring buffer size to 1MiB
  • Increase default "DVR stream read operation minimum size" advanced option to 4KiB
  • Add 32KiB value for "DVR stream read operation minimum size" advanced option
  • Rename "Pause discovery while streaming Live TV channels" setting to "Pause discovery tasks while streaming"
  • Apply "Pause discovery tasks while streaming" during playback of Recorded TV streams
  • Apply standard URL encoding to device authorization code(s) when querying the backend services
  • Remove "Enable verbose data transfer logs" advanced option
  • Fix bug causing discovery tasks to remain paused indefinitely if an error occurs starting a Live TV stream
  • Fix bug causing misalignment of MPEG-TS packets on seeks satisfied by data in the ring buffer
  • Apply workaround preventing an error in a stream read operation from stopping/stalling the stream in Kodi as expected
  • Improve performance of backend service discoveries with a cURL shared DNS lookup and HTTP connection cache implementation

1.2.10 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.10 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.9 (2018.07.01)

  • Correct format of SessionID passed to HDHomeRun RECORD engine for Live TV streams
  • (Windows) Build HTTP-only cURL from source instead of using prebuilt static library
  • (Linux/Android/OSX) Switch to HTTP-only prebuilt libcurl static library
  • Add User-Agent string to all HTTP requests in order to identify the PVR client to the backend services
  • Refresh device authorization code(s) immediately if attempt to access EPG data from backend services fails
  • Temporarily disable all EPG data requests if multiple failures accessing the backend services are detected

1.2.9 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.9 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.8 (2017.12.29)

  • Update zlib library to version 1.2.11
  • Update cURL library to version 7.57.0
  • Add "Prepend season/episode number to episode name in EPG" setting
  • Add "Enable verbose data transfer logs" advanced setting
  • (Krypton) Add "Disable reporting of real-time MPEG-TS streams" advanced setting
  • Fix logging of HTTP request errors that occurred during multi-step database queries
  • Fix bug causing "Trigger recording discovery immediately after playback" to be applied to "Use network broadcast for device discovery" until restart
  • Fix bug causing stale Timers to appear in Kodi if a series with a valid recording rule has no episode information on the backend
  • (OSX) Initial release for Apple OSX x86_64

1.2.8 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.8 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.7 (2017.12.05)

  • Improve handling of in-progress Recorded TV streams that have switched from a live to a recorded state
  • Add support for processing Recorded TV Edit Decision Lists (EDL)
  • Add "Trigger recording discovery immediately after playback" setting

1.2.7 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.7 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.6 (2017.11.30)

  • Fix forward seeking problems with Live TV streams
  • Fix playback problems with in-progress Recorded TV streams

1.2.6 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.6 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.5 (2017.11.28)

  • Add "Use backend genre string(s) in Electronic Program Guide (EPG)" setting
  • Add "Show DRM protected channels in channel lineups" setting
  • Add synchronization of recording resume position with the storage engine

1.2.5 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.5 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.4 (2017.11.22)

  • Fix bug preventing background discovery task scheduler from stopping properly
  • Remove forced MPEG-TS packet boundary alignment during stream seek and read operations

1.2.4 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.4 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.3 (2017.11.15)

  • Update SQLite database engine to v3.21.0
  • Update cURL library to version 7.56.1
  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 2017.08.16
  • (Krypton) Update Android APKs to Kodi version 17.6 (11/14/2017)

1.2.3 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.3 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.2 (2017.08.02)

  • Fix EPG update being aborted prematurely when requesting guide data from the past

1.2.2 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.1 (2017.08.02)

  • Add "Disable Channel", "Add to Favorite Channels" and "Remove from Favorite Channels" Client Actions to channel context menus
  • Adapt to new backend discovery URLs (api.hdhomerun.com)
  • Fall back to using a direct tuner stream for Live TV if a storage engine has not been discovered on the network
  • Add "List discovered devices" PVR Client Specific setting

1.2.1 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.2.0 (2017.07.26)

  • Update libhdhomerun library to version 2017.06.12
  • (Jarvis) Fix disabling of seek for Live TV when "Stream LiveTV channels directly from tuner device(s)" is enabled
  • Remove custom addon callback implementations in favor of the standard ones provided in Kodi source code
  • Update MPEG-TS stream implementation to support Recorded TV as well as tuner-direct Live TV streams
  • Detect and remove MPEG-TS SCTE PIM (0xC0) table when inserted before the PMT (0x02) table in the same PSI packet
  • Add "DVR stream read operation timeout (milliseconds)" advanced option
  • Add "DVR stream read operation minimum size" advanced option
  • Add "DVR stream ring buffer size" advanced option

1.2.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.2.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.1.1 (2017.07.07)

  • Allow for 30-second and 1-minute local network discovery intervals (devices, lineups, recordings)
  • Adapt to backend recording attribute change; use DisplayGroupTitle instead of Title for recording folder names
  • Detect special recording DisplayGroupTitle attributes 'movie' and 'sport' and convert to 'Movies'/'Sports' folders

1.1.1 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.1.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.1.0 (2017.07.01)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.19.3
  • Update cURL library to version 7.54.1
  • New Electronic Program Guide (EPG) implementation
  • Fix demuxer format hint for Live TV streams
  • Use GUI dialog boxes to indicate errors that occur when adding timers rather than throwing an exception
  • Add a selection dialog box when adding Record Series Rule timers to allow user to choose from matching titles
  • Apply the "Startup discovery task delay" to the discovery executed on wake from sleep
  • (Linux/Android) Prevent cURL from raising signals on name resolution failures or data transfer time-outs

1.1.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.1.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.10 (2017.06.07)

  • Reduce number of Kodi callbacks generated during initial discovery tasks
  • Delay initial discovery tasks a configurable number of seconds to work around Kodi deadlock condition
  • Add "Startup discovery task delay (seconds)" advanced option
  • Remove unnecessary 1 second delays when manually triggering discoveries via PVR Client Specific settings
  • Remove unnecessary electronic program guide update when channel lineup changes are detected

1.0.10 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.10 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.9 (2017.06.02)

  • Update SQLite database engine to version 3.19.2
  • Update cURL library to version 7.54.0
  • Perform immediate discovery of all local network resources (devices, lineups, recordings) during addon startup
  • Clear pending scheduled discovery tasks during addon stop and destroy operations
  • Prevent PVR triggers from being signaled by background discovery tasks still running during addon stop and destroy operations
  • Filter out DRM channels from Electronic Program Guide discovery change triggers; resolves CEpgContainer errors in log
  • Fix internal exception handling and return values returned from menu hooks
  • Reduce database contention during operations that transfer data back to Kodi via callback functions
  • Reduce SQLite busy handler wait period from 30 seconds to 5 seconds
  • Add "Reset discovery database" PVR Client Specific setting

1.0.9 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.9 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.8a (2017.05.25)

  • Update Krypton Android APKs to Kodi 17.3 (5/25/2017)

1.0.8a for Kodi 17.3 "Krypton" Android platforms

v1.0.8 (2017.05.22)

  • Filter out DRM channels from Channel Groups; resolves PVRTransferChannelGroupMember errors in log

1.0.8 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.8 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.7 (2017.04.02)

  • Fix problem introduced in v1.0.4 causing all discovery tasks to be cancelled if devices/lineups change or certain settings are changed

1.0.7 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.7 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.6 (2017.04.01)

  • Add "Use season/episode number as title for recordings" option
  • (Android) Initial release of modified Kodi APKs for Android ARM, ARM64 and x86 devices

1.0.6 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.6 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.5 (2017.03.27)

  • Fix problem with legacy devices detected through HTTP discovery adding a phantom channel and skewing the lineups
  • Add "Stream LiveTV channels directly from tuner device(s)" advanced option
  • Remove Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) support -* unnecessary and potentially problematic for some Linux builds
  • (Linux) Restrict exported symbols to prevent name collisions with shared libraries

1.0.5 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.5 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.4 (2017.03.14)

  • Add "Use network broadcast for device discovery" option
  • Fix problem with Record Series and Record Once timers that overlap on an episode only exposing the Record Series Episode timer
  • Fix problem where only one episode of a Record Series timer rule was being exposed as a timer
  • Cancel discovery of extended (8 hour) Electronic Program Guide data when Kodi is exiting or the system is entering a sleep state
  • Execute discovery tasks initiated through the PVR Client Specific settings asynchronously

1.0.4 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.4 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.3 (2017.03.05)

  • Add "SD Channels" channel group
  • Use IPv4 specific backend discovery URLs (ipv4.my.hdhomerun.com)
  • Resolve issue with SQLite database being locked during initialization of a new connection

1.0.3 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.3 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.2 (2017.02.26)

  • Add option to enable discovery of extended (8 hour) Electronic Program Guide data
  • Update SQLite database engine to v3.17.0
  • (Linux) Switch to statically linked OpenSSL (1.0.2k) and zlib (1.2.8) libraries for better system compatibility
  • (Android) Initial release for Android ARM, ARM64 (Krypton only) and x86 devices. Experimental with known issues.

1.0.2 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.2 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.1 (2017.02.15)

  • Fix minor problem with one database table not being truncated at startup
  • (Linux) Use older GNU C++ Compiler (g++ 4.9) for better system compatibility

1.0.1 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.1 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms

v1.0.0 (2017.02.10)

  • Initial Release for Windows, Linux i686 and Linux x86_64

1.0.0 for Kodi 16 "Jarvis" platforms
1.0.0 for Kodi 17 "Krypton" platforms