[mythtv] PATCH: Commercial detection/skip using blank frames

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Sun Feb 23 19:54:30 EST 2003

On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 04:56:20PM -0500, Andy Davidoff wrote:

> What about decoding ahead of playback?  Granted we couldn't look too far
> ahead due to memory limitations, but we may be able to look far enough
> ahead to skip a commercial.  This means the only extra overhead is in
> finding blanks.  I'm assuming of course that the frontend does the
> decoding and I'm also not sure how difficult it would be to change Nupple
> to decode ahead of playback.

MythTV already decodes ahead of playback.  This is called 'buffering'.

 - mdz

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