[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 23:15:13 UTC 2012
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:10 PM, Richard <peper03 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On 19/11/12 23:12, Neil Salstrom wrote:
>> I'd just like rock solid DVD playback (both physical disk and .iso).
>> I have so many that skip around in the menus or simply crash back to
>> the front end before anything happens. All the disks I've tried play
>> back flawlessly in all other players (VLC, xine, Totem, XBMC, etc) but
>> only have problems with MythTV.
> I've been looking at some of the DVD code recently.
> I submitted a patch last week (http://code.mythtv.org/trac/**ticket/11233<http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/11233>)
> to fix jerky playback in menus, which has been accepted and applied to
> 0.25-fixes upwards.
> Likewise a patch to fix changing angles (won't affect too many people but
> it was a feature that didn't work).
> I've got one or two other areas of DVD playback I want to look at as I too
> have various DVDs that don't play nicely/cleanly.
Some of the problems are due to out of standard errrors deliberately placed
on the disk by media companies (eg Disney) in order to stop us linux users
from seeing their crappy movies.
> I can't give any promises or estimates as tracking down the causes is
> quite time-consuming and fixing problems can be as simple as changing a
> couple of lines (not a big deal) to having to change part of the
> architecture (potentially a big deal).
> I'm also not a myth-dev, just an unaffiliated-dev :) So that means I can
> only create a patch and submit it with a ticket. It's up to one of the
> myth-devs to find the time to review, (hopefully) accept and apply it.
Your efforts are appreciated, although I very rarely watch DVDs.
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