[mythtv-users] Re: This is odd...

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Sep 20 15:11:11 EDT 2004

On Monday 20 September 2004 02:48 pm, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 02:18:48PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Monday 20 September 2004 01:57 pm, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > > On Monday 20 September 2004 10:26, James L. Mayhugh wrote:
> > > > Well, I just did an apt-get upgrade, and it appeared to install a new
> > > > version of MythTV, and my stuttering of live video and initial
> > > > playback appears to be gone.
> > >
> > > There was a build of MythTV on ATrpms with the OpenGL sync code
> > > enabled, which slaughtered the cpu on my system (and others) with
> > > similar video stutter problems. It was replaced by a build reverting to
> > > no OpenGL sync enabled for the moment, so that may have been the source
> > > of your stutter as well. The new build generally works great for me,
> > > both on audio and video.
> Hm, I think the non-opengl_vsync version has not yet been
> uploaded. James probably sees the effects of the nodeinterlace patch
> (which I'll also remove from the next build, as Jarod readvised).
> > Wow, you mean to tell me that the default build options are really
> > that way for a reason?  Who woulda thunk it?
> It is difficult to guess the reason for the entries being commented
> out. If you imply that these were of experimental nature, there is no
> way to distinguish from lirc/alsa/arts/dvb etc which are also
> commented out.

If you had paid attention at all to the -dev list, or the -commits list, or 
the -users list, you would have seen the fairly numerous bug reports and 
problems arising from that feature, and so have known the reason why the 
opengl sync is disabled by default.


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