Latest version of MiniDLNA for FFP 0.7-arm on slacker: br2:minidlna-1.1.5_git20150915-arm-1.txzChangelog:
Post is becoming too large, so please use direct link for changes in minidlna:https://sourceforge.net/p/minidlna/git/ci/master/tree/NEWS
Minidlna version 1.1.5 is available in slacker repo. Updated ffmpeg to 2.1.8 version and SQLite to 184.108.40.206 also. New minidlna start-up script included in ffp package. Changed ffp minidlna package installation behavior-old config file during installation will be renamed to minidlna.conf.oldyyyymmdd_hhmmss
yyyy-four digits year format.
It is date and time of package installation. The same way is renamed old minidlna start script-minidlna.sh to minidlna.sh.oldyyyymmdd_hhmmss
We have jumped from 1.1.2 version to 1.1.4.
Whats new in Minidlna
Bunch of fixes and improvements and here is most important from my side of view:
1. Web status page http://YourNASIP:8200/
from now displays, when a media scan is in progress.
2. Two new settings in minidlna.conf:
2.1 By default, if there are multiple media directories specified, there will be entries for each one in the root directory container. If there is only one media directory specified, then just its contents will be in the root container, to save one level of browsing. Setting this option changes the default behavior so that multiple media dirs will behave like a single media dir.
# set this to merge all media_dir base contents into the root container
# note: the default is no
2.2 At least some Panasonic clients try to open more than 5 simultaneous connections to the server. If we keep the default of 5 max children, it results in choppy playback on those clients. Make this setting configurable, and default to 50 max connections. Our process is pretty lightweight, so 50 children should not be aproblem on most systems.
# maximum number of simultaneous connections
# note: many clients open several simultaneous connections while streaming
What's new in minidlna-1.1.2_git20140403-arm-0.txz package FFP 0.7 package:
1. Added man pages for minidlna.conf and minidlna itself.
Use spacebar to list pages, press q-to exit.
Whats new in Minidlna:
minissdp:Fix uninitialized access when adding multicast membership.
Whats new in Minidlna:
Besides a lot of fixes and improvements there is new exciting feature in minidlna configuration file-/ffp/etc/minidlna.conf:
# always force SortCriteria to this value, regardless of the SortCriteria passed by the client
Panasonic's and others TV's brands owners should be satisfied with this new function. Removing # sign from force_sort_criteria row will enable forced sorting by title. Remember-restart of minidlna daemon is required after changes in minidlna.conf:
/ffp/start/minidlna.sh restartIMHO most exciting is possibility to force sorting files by date. For that change additionally +dc:title to +dc:date.
Whats new in minidlna-1.1.1_git20140214-arm-0.txz package:
1. Minidlna is linked against new ffmpeg-2.1.3 and x264-0.140
2. Increased /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches to 66000 in startup script to suppress warning:
WARNING: Inotify max_user_watches  is low or close to the number of used watches  and I do not have permission to increase this limit. Please do so manually by writing a higher value into proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches.
Seems like latest fixes in MiniDLNA source code, broke detection of MiniDLNA server on some clients. I can see it via VLC player, but my TV don't. So, version minidlna-1.1.0_git20131018-arm-1.txz will be at repository untill MiniDLNA author resolve these bugs.
Whats new in minidlna-1.1.0_git20131018-arm-1.txz FFP 0.7 package:
Simplified add user (minidlna run as user) function in startup script, using more intelligent way from now. No more manual user uid's. Let the system assign them auto.
Whats new in Minidlna:
Fix various inotify issues with deleting entire folder contents, and then re-adding content back to the same folder. This should be the cause of '(null)' folder names.
Whats new in minidlna-1.1.0_git20131018-arm-0.txz FFP 0.7 package:
1. Corrected minidlna startup script behavior-do not change run as user home directory and user uid.
2. Improved postinstall script.
3. Minidlna is linked against new ffmpeg 2.01.
4. Updated ffmpeg dependencies.
5. Last time corrected pid file location to /ffp/var/run/minidlna/minidlna.pid instead /ffp/var/run/minidlna.pid. Seems like, it is the only one path, on which minidlna correctly removes own pidfile on exit.