[mythtv] [Patch]Fix hang after ff/rew

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat Feb 14 13:43:20 EST 2004

On Saturday 14 February 2004 01:27 pm, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> David Engel wrote:
> >On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 08:50:05AM -0500, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> >>If you're fast forwarding / rewinding and press the toggle pause key the
> >>frontend would freeze.  This patch adjusts the DoPause logic to take
> >>ff/rew into account and instead of pausing the playback instead switches
> >>to play (Which is probably what the user wanted to do in the first
> >>place).  This fixes the hang, and allows the post ff/rew position
> >>adjustment to occur.
> >
> >How do you conclude the user wants to play when they press pause?  If
> >I press pause when not already paused, I want it to pause.  If I want to
> >stop ffw/rew and resume playing, I'll press one of the numerous other keys
> >that will do that.
> >
> >If there is a bug in transitioning from ff/rew to pause, then please
> >fix that.  Don't change the expected behavior.
> I reached this conclusion based on the following:
> 1) We don't have play button only a pause toggle.
> 2) There's currently no way to exit fast forward /reverse mode short of
> slowing things down to normal or pausing then unpausing the video.  If
> there's another key that makes sense then please let me know what it is.
> 3) In three years or so of using a PVR I've never gone from FF/REW to
> pause.  I HAVE gone from FF/REW to play more times than I can count.
> I'd be happy with adding a play button, since I personly feel there
> should be one.  But to having to pause then unpause after a rewind or
> ffwnd seems rather silly.

Doesn't select (space/enter) exit ff/rew mode?


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