[mythtv] ChromaKey OSD and 0.19

Steven mythmail at richardstraat.homedns.org
Thu Jan 26 15:30:03 UTC 2006

Geoffrey Kruse schreef:
> On Jan 25, 2006, at 3:46 PM, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 12:15 -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>>> There has been some talk on -users about the ChromaKey OSD and it's
>>> status for 0.19
>>> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/7569
>>> What's the story on making that unexposed database setting available to
>>> the frontend?  Is there some criteria that needs to be met before this
>>> feature is primetime.  It'd be nice to make a note of it on the wiki FAQ
>>> but I don't know the full story.
>>> I'm using it on one of my frontends and I haven't had any problem with
>>> it and the Isthmus-OSD.
>> It has been very lightly tested by me. I suspect it has problems
>> with aspect override, the detection of the screen Visual is a
>> total hack, I would like to make some changes to how things
>> like ChromaKey OSD are enabled before exposing this feature,
>> and enabling ChromaKey OSD causes segfaults when we fall back
>> to regular XVideo display.
>> In short, this will not be enabled for 0.19.
>> The ticket to watch for updates is here:
>>   http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/512
> I understand that it needs more work, I just thought I'd add my $0.02.  
> I've been using this in a production environment for several months now 
> and it has been rock solid.  It makes such a huge difference in 
> performance, I can't wait until it is finally completed.  Thanks Daniel 
> for make in this work.
> Geoff
I second that. I've been using it on an epia system and it has been 
stable for me. (color OSD, yeah)


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