[mythtv] Should mythtranscode be preserving closed-captioning data?

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Dec 8 18:18:50 EST 2005

On Thursday 08 December 2005 18:01, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>     Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 16:24:47 -0500
>     From: Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net>
>     On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 16:06 -0500, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>     >     Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 03:50:35 -0500
>     >     From: Isaac Richards <ijr at case.edu>
>     >     CC data from the pvr-x50 isn't supported.  These are users list
>     > questions. Er, ok.  So why is there a UI element mentioning it in
>     > mythtv-setup?
>     Because we record the captions or teletext so that old recordings will
>     have them when in the future the frontend supports decoding them.
> I don't (quite) understand this, since I turned on the switch but
> the CC info wasn't saved (even after boot) until I went in directly
> w/ivtvctl and enabled it (and that took effect instantly), but
> whatever.  (This is running ivitv 0.4.0 & 0.4.1-r1, btw.)
> [I'm recording in PS mode, since that's the default; I note that your
> patch claims that TS mode is required, but don't know if that might
> have changed the behavior above.]

ivtv's changed how it enables vbi (cc & teletext) and neglected to provide a 
backwards compatability layer, so myth 0.18 can't enable it in newer versions 
of the driver.


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