[linux-dvb] hdtv scanning
rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Sun Nov 5 13:23:37 CET 2006
Klaus Schmidinger writes:
> matthieu castet wrote:
> > matthieu castet wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Does somebody know why "scan" dvb-util or vdr failed to parse video
> >> pid of hdtv stream ?
> >> Why a patch like the attached one couldn't be added ?
> > After some reflexion, a new category (video hd) should be created : dvb
> > apps using channel file need to know if it is a mpeg2 or h264 video as
> > they already does it for audio (mp2 vs ac3).
> We don't need that, because there is always only *one* video track,
> as opposed to audio, where there can be both mpeg and ac3.
Setting the encoding type is needed by some decoders. So, the
information might be needed for that purpose.
Adding a VIDEO_CAP_AVC to video.h was proposed before (but seemingly not
applied yet?). I am using that one already (value 128 as proposed by
Andreas Oberritter) as well as VIDEO_CAP_VC1 (256) and VIDEO_CAP_MPEG4 (512).
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