[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r19392 - in trunk/mythtv by nigel

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 19:51:54 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> says:
>> Other than recording, the other use of NVR is mythtranscode.  With
>> the proliferation of bigger hard drives, this is probably declining
>> as well though.  That's one of the reasons I haven't been as
>> motivated to finish working on my patch that enables use of any
>> libavcodec codec and libavformat container inside NVR.
> Speaking from self-interest, I hope you do continue the work. Despite
> rapidly-growing hard-drive capacities and rapidly-shrinking h.264
> recording sizes, there's still a need for transcoding. As you note, if
> nothing else there's a need for transcoding to cut commercials out of
> recordings. Your work would also fix the longstanding inability to
> retain 5.1 audio tracks when non-losslessly transcoding. Finally, I'm
> still hoping lossless transcoding of FireWire MPEG2
> recordings--something broken for the entirety of the three years my
> MythTV setup's existed--gets fixed one of these days.

and I'll buy you a beer next time your in Boston ;-)

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