[mythtv] [PATCH] Split capture and encoding functions

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Thu Jul 17 22:38:48 EDT 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 07:18:50PM -0500, Geoffrey Hausheer wrote:

> Personally, I think that since mythtv already has support for native
> .mpeg2 files, there is no reason why users shouldn't be able to choose to
> record to them or to avi regardless of whether they have a
> hardware-encoder or not (of course, today not many computers are capable
> of doing realtime MPEG2 encoding at high res without hardware).

If you know of a real-time open source software MPEG-2 encoder, by all means
integrate it into libavcodec.  Good luck finding one.  And the quality would
be significantly worse than what is currently achievable with mythtv.

 - mdz

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