[mythtv] mythtv cvs trouble?
Mon, 8 Jul 2002 21:38:44 -0400
On Monday 08 July 2002 08:53 pm, John Coiner wrote:
> I'm having trouble checking out from CVS. I waited a few minutes, and
> the same thing happened again. The error message is below.
This should be fixed now. I forgot to make the directory in CVS sticky so
that any new subdirs I created (like dialog/) would inherit their parent's
> On my machine, the recorder skips a frame every so often (once per 10
> seconds?) and as a result the output has to pause for prebuffer
> occasionally. Have you noticed this? You'd know, the prebuffering is
> really annoying. This is the next thing I'm going to work on.
I've never seen it drop a frame on my box =)
> First, the player should deal with a missing frame more gracefully. The
> nuppel video stream has frame numbers, which skip ahead if the recorder
> skips frames. I think the player currently ignores the frame number. I
> plan to have the player handle a sudden frame number jump by leaving the
> old frame visible during the time that would have been allocated to the
> missing frames. This will avoid the prebuffering, and better maintain
> a/v sync.
Hrm. The recorder does already have some code to repeat frames with a
special header in the file if it's dropped any.. Like I said, though, I
don't think I've ever seen it drop a frame during recording.
> Secondly, it would be nice if the recorder didn't skip frames as often.
> I'll investigate the cause. This is the second thing to look at, b/c the
> recorder has to be skipping frames in order to test that the player
> handles them properly.