[mythtv] Suggestion for improving SLOW channel changing
ijr at case.edu
Fri Sep 9 18:04:03 UTC 2005
On Friday 09 September 2005 01:48 pm, Cory Papenfuss wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Pascal Favre wrote:
> > I never use LiveTV because changing channels are to slow.
> > I suggest to have an option for 'fast-changing-channels' where the input
> > is immediately directed to the output for the specific amount of time
> > (say 1 minute).
> > This allows fast changing channels.
> > After this time the normal LiveTV behaviour starts, but we still keep
> > receiving the currently received input data.
> > The first time we halt or rewind to move over to the ringbuffer
> > behaviour.
> > About the option when provided in seconds: 0 = normal LiveTV behaviour,
> > >0 = seconds to start LiveTV behaviour.
> > Just an idea. When implemented I will use LiveTV.
> > Pascal
> That sounds similar to what I was suggesting. I don't see why
> there needs to be an element of time involved though... just keep on
> displaying realtime data until there's a reason not to. Hit pause and
> there's a bit of lag while the display transitions from raw capture to
> decoded ringbuffer. From then-on, it's ringbuffer until you change
Lot of extra work + code complexity for extremely minimal gain.
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