[mythtv] ... channel change times....?

Ed W lists at wildgooses.com
Fri Jul 20 12:53:41 UTC 2007

Erez D wrote:
> well, i adressed the issue completely different.
> i though that as myth is devided to backend, frontend, and database 
> (which each could be on a different platform)
> why dont we split the backend from the hardware, e.g. have a DVB card 
> + deamon on one platform, an analog capture card + deamon on another 
> platform and the backend on a differnt platform. it should also be 
> possible to transcode in realtime on the deamon side so one can have a 
> capture card across the internet in another country ...
> this requires very big changes or even a rewrite of myth ...
> so i started to write thease deamons, starting from the one for a 
> DVB-S card.
> however i didn't have the time to finish it, and currently i have a 
> half baked driver+deamon for a dvb-s card.
> so time and priorities sent me to do different things, and for this 
> reason i do not think i'll find the time to learn the myth code to 
> even see where i need to make the changes for a faster channel change 
> (if it is even possible since there are greate developpers for myth 
> and nobody fixed that which means that either it wasn't a priority or 
> that it was impossible).

Sounds a lot like VLC?

Ed W

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