[mythtv] [mythtv-firehose] mythtv/master commit: 3870b0777 by Daniel Thor Kristjansson (daniel-kristjansson)

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Sun Sep 25 22:19:47 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-09-25 at 14:45 -0700, Gavin Hurlbut wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 2:06 PM, MythTV <noreply at mythtv.org> wrote:
>         I've also added a small hack for NTSC and PAL video, if the
>         number
>         of lines in the video is 480 or 576 we assume the video is
>         interlaced.
>         After watching a poorly mastered DVD one too many times I
>         decided
>         this hack was necessary. The DVD override for still frames
>         will
>         still ensure that those are not deinterlaced, this is just for
>         the
>         autodetection in the video.
> This would force 480p recordings to be treated as 480i, would it not?
> I guess it's only the *auto*deinterlace, but still, that could be
> annoying for those few recordings.  Just a thought.

Yep it would, that's why I resisted implementing this for so long.
But the 480i recordings marked as 480p outnumber true 480p recordings
in my collection 10:0 so as hacks go it's seems pretty safe. And it
is still possible to use the UI to tell MythTV that the video is

-- Daniel

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