[vdr] vdr-1.7.15 problem with TV

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 16:19:29 CEST 2010


On 30 July 2010 15:40, Tony Houghton <h at realh.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 09:17:23 +0200
> Theunis Potgieter <theunis.potgieter at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 29 July 2010 21:55, Morfsta <morfsta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Isn't it about time that VDR had a native out of the box plugin for
>> > X11 output with H264 acceleration? There's so many problems with
>> > having xine or xinelibout plugins developed by 3rd parties and relying
>> > on syncing up with xine etc...
>> >
>>
>> Like the softdevice plugin?
>
> I think the point is the OP wants it to be built in to VDR instead of a
> plugin. Personally I don't have a problem with having to use a plugin
> for display, provided it's well supported and closely tracks core VDR
> development. But I use the Debian packages (based on VDR 1.6 and xine
> 1.1) so I don't know how much hassle this causes when trying to use the
> bleeding edge. It would be nice to have BBC HD and ITV HD if I could be
> bothered to put in the effort. There are some unofficial VDR 1.7 debian
> packages, but there seem to be about 3 sets, so what to choose?
> Something more official in Debian's "experimental" section would be
> nice.
>
> I would get far more involved with VDR, particularly the Debian side of
> things, but I decided some time ago it would never be quite the program
> I want (nor are mythtv, freevo or gnome-dvb-daemon) and I'd rather write
> my own rival, so I wouldn't be able to commit long term to maintaining
> VDR plugins and packages.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but that would be backwards to VDR's roadmap.
VDR has now also moved the hardware output devices to be a plugin.

>
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> TH * http://www.realh.co.uk
>



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