v3.26 Release notes

Shevek shevek at shevek.co.uk
Thu Jul 2 09:43:59 EDT 2020

>From the PPA page:

This PPA is no longer supported, and the final release of get-iplayer
available here is 3.26. Further updates will not be made available

Instead, please use the snap:
$ snap install get-iplayer

For help please read the fine manuals at:

For those who want to know why I've stopped this: (a) the old laptop
that is my build server is dying, and (b) the debian build scripts use
the ancient-standards-version from seven years ago, and need a
refresh. There seemed little point in sustaining something for which
there's a simpler and more secure alternative.

On Thu, 2 Jul 2020 at 14:06, RS <richard22j at zoho.com> wrote:
> The v3.26 Release notes say,
> *"Ubuntu/Mint (and other Ubuntu-based distros) only: Farewell
> get_iplayer PPA*
> "The get_iplayer PPA
> <https://launchpad.net/~jon-hedgerows/+archive/ubuntu/get-iplayer> is no
> longer supported by its maintainer, so you can no longer install
> get_iplayer from there. Perform a manual installation or use the snap
> version (if snap support is available for your system)."
> My kubuntu installation seems to have been updated to get_iplayer
> 3.26-ppa33g, which is how I found out about the new release. Maybe it
> means it will not be supported from the next release.
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