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

Erez D erez0001 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 09:18:59 UTC 2007

vlc for what ? as the adapter's driver ?

we need a standard stream to be sent to the backend as it shouldn't need to
know anything about the adapter.
it should support multirec.
it should support tuning.
etc ...

On 7/20/07, Ed W <lists at wildgooses.com> wrote:
> 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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