[mythtv] NuppelVideo(Recorder/Player)

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon May 19 00:19:29 EDT 2003

On Sunday 18 May 2003 09:53 pm, Michael J. Pedersen wrote:
> On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 09:18:59PM -0400, Michael J. Pedersen wrote:
> > Still, one item I'm missing, and I just haven't found it yet, is where
> > the aspect is stored in the file. Could somebody point to that location
> > (I'm asking before having done deep scans of the file, I admit)? I'm
> > still bootstrapping myself into mythcode a bit, and need some pointers
> > here and there (preferably non-NULL ones).
> Sorry to reply to my own message, but I found out at least one way it's
> been done, and implemented that. The mencoder patch forces the aspect to
> be 4:3 all the time, unless you modify code someplace to use 16:9.

yeah.  All mythtv recordings are 4:3.  Until the dvb stuff starts working, I 
suppose. =)

> Anyway, that having been done, I've started trying to link libmyth, and
> have found that, as a library, libmyth doesn't really stand on its own.
> Not sure yet what (if any) conflicts I'm going to run into here, but
> thought I'd mention it.
> Oh, it specifically requires that you have a global named gContext, as
> MythContext* for those who are wondering why I made that statement.

That's by design, really..  


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