[mythtv-users] XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25

nospam312 nospam312 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 18:12:36 UTC 2010

> libmpeg2 - A high proportion of problems reported to us can be traced
> back to libmpeg2, we want MythTV to be as stable as possible and the
> advantages of libmpeg2 are outweighed by the negatives. Like XvMC, it
> complicates the code in ways that make it harder to maintain.

If you remove libmpeg2 does that mean we can't playback any mpeg2
based recording - e.g. Freeview in the UK?

It seems you are removing a core feature of MythTV?

Can you explain what libmpeg2 does?

If I have an oldish machine without VDPAU does this mean I can no
longer playback any recordings?


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