[mythtv] ivtv support classes and deviceIsMpegFile

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Thu Jun 16 21:48:51 UTC 2005

I would check out the firewire recorder/channel classes, they are pretty 


Unit3 <unit3 at demoni.ca> wrote [06.16.05]:
> On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 17:13 -0400, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> > deviceIsMpegFile was put in primarily to aid in development so that I could
> > work on mythbackend from my laptop with no (at-the-time) USB supported
> > capture device and hence the reason it is undocumented since it wasn't
> > meant for production use.
> Ahhhh.
> > Your code will need to handle "channel" changing,
> > etc. and could potentially be used to "record" non-video broadcasts as well,
> > such as mp3 radio broadcasts.
> This is true, although I never really thought about it.
> > I'll let others comment more as I know the idea of recording streams or
> > non-video content has come up before.
> Hmmm... maybe just a more generic solution is the best way to go. If so,
> what's a good base class to model off of for implementation purposes?
> Something with comments or documentation would be nice. ;)
> Graeme

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