[mythtv] mythplayer.cpp query

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Mar 13 13:40:00 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 11:00 +0000, Russell Gower wrote:
> Hi,
>  I'm looking at the code to see if I can reduce the 5-20 second pauses in live tv between program changes on the same channel, and have a query about two of the methods in MythPlayer.
> Am I right in thinking that SwitchToProgram handles the changeover at as one recording ends and another starts and that JumpToProgram handles the changeover when the user selects another channel?

You are looking in the wrong place. If you want to make channel changes
on the same mux faster you want to look at tv_rec.cpp. You need a way
to tell the recorder to start recording a different set of pids without
going through the same code path used for conventional channel changes.

-- Daniel

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