[mythtv] DVB integration - first attempt!

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Apr 23 13:33:28 EDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 04:54:02PM +0100, Edward Wildgoose wrote:

> > (not that I think a named pipe is a good idea in this instance anyway)
> Sounds fair enough, but would you care to elaborate why not?  I'm thinking
> that there could easily be issues with data going missing, blocking, etc.
> However, if myth keeps up with the transfer then it should be sufficient
> for prototyping no?
> Please bear in mind I have little experience with this, so this is a
> genuine question.  Please tell me why *not* to do it!  (before I spoil my
> day trying anyway...)

It's a fragile hack; it would be better to change mythtv to read from the
appropriate device(s), no?

 - mdz

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