[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4220: Odd OSD scaling - not using full display resolution
roo.watt at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 00:27:30 UTC 2007
On 03/12/2007, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 09:39 +1100, Roo wrote:
> > On 03/12/2007, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 06:04 +0000, MythTV wrote:
> > > > #4220: Odd OSD scaling - not using full display resolution
> > >
> > > > | 3 | 11 | pref_videorenderer | xshm |
> > >
> > > xshm doesn't do any scaling. It's really only there for testing
> > > purposes. You really don't want to use that video renderer.
> > >
> > Hi Daniel,
> > Thanks for the heads up. That explains it then :)
> > A couple of questions / thoughts:
> > * Are there other video renderers that do not support scaling?
> Yep, a few.
> > * Shouldn't the OSD scaling be disabled for the renderers that don't
> > support video scaling?
> It should, but it would probably be easier to simply add software
> scaling to the renders that don't support hardware scaling.
> > * Should the Aspect and Fill menus be disabled when using an
> > unsupported video renderer?
> Same as above.
Fair enough but that could be a beyond my hacking skills ;)
Any pointers are appreciated.
> > * I am wondering if the "F1" for popup help binding could be used in
> > the settings page (throughout) to provided extended help text.
> > Probably a separate discussion though.
> More help should be added to the video profile editor. I added some
> last week for the decoder selection, but I try to spend my time on
> fixing bugs before spending time on adding documentation.
Absolutely, that is why I thought I would have a look at this. It
doesn't affect me on my production box. Just struck me that it could
be the source of the OSD font issue
and I could reproduce it on my laptop while testing other things.
> It doesn't
> have to be "F1" help, there is a help area at the bottom of the setup
> screen which is going unused for this setting.
The only reason I suggested a popup was that it could free up the
lower region of the settings pages.
> > I am willing to tackle the above if there is a consensus, I won't be
> > so stupid to say they sound straight forward but I think I should be
> > able to do it ;)
> Sure, just create some patches and I'll review them.
I will give it a go.
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