[mythtv] [PATCH] Background transcoding

Geoffrey Hausheer ou401cru02 at sneakemail.com
Tue Apr 15 01:00:41 EDT 2003

Okay here is a much improved version of the patch.  It is still not ready
for inclusion, though it is getting better.

I've removed the alternate save directory, as the main point of it was to
allow me to use 2 disks, and that is better accomplished with LVM anyhow.

The number of simultaneous transcoders can be controlled by the
'NumTranscoders' field in the 'settings' table.

I got rid of my nasty linked list implementation and use those from Qt

Transcoded file will only replace the original if it is not playing or
being commercial-flagged

The transcoder no longer runs on all files on startup of mythbackend,
since there is no way to tell a transcoded file from a non-transcoded

Cleaned up other random stuff.

Still to do:

Clean up the reencoder (I really have no idea how to do this right now)

Add the configuration commands to mythfrontend

Reenable transcoding of non-transcoded files on mythbackend startup.  I'm
not sure that this is actualy worthwile yet.


Patch is at:

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