[mythtv-commits] Ticket #8656: Display video format in INFO OSD

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Fri Aug 27 07:19:13 UTC 2010

#8656: Display video format in INFO OSD
 Reporter:  nigel                    |           Owner:  markk     
     Type:  patch                    |          Status:  closed    
 Priority:  minor                    |       Milestone:  0.24      
Component:  MythTV - Video Playback  |         Version:  Trunk Head
 Severity:  low                      |      Resolution:  fixed     
 Keywords:                           |   Ticket locked:  0         

Comment (by nigel):

 (In [25889]) Better codec descriptions (than MPEG2) in the themed INFO
 OSD. Refs #8656.

 Currently, MythPlayer::GetEncodingType() uses GetVideoCodecID(),
 which only iterates some of the FFmpeg codecs (plus, AVF's video_codec_id
 is often mapped to MPEG2 in ScanStream()). Basically, a more opaque way of
 getting codec descriptions was needed, and what is more opaque than a

 Technically, this changes the library API, but since only libmythtv is
 calling the extra method, no version change - to save a full recompile.

Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/8656#comment:7>
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