[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?
michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Tue Nov 20 01:44:05 UTC 2012
On 20/11/2012 10:12 AM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Brian J. Murrell
> <brian at interlinx.bc.ca <mailto:brian at interlinx.bc.ca>> wrote:
> On 12-11-19 05:12 PM, Neil Salstrom wrote:
> > I'd just like rock solid DVD playback
> What's a DVD? :-)
> > (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.
> But yeah.
> > All the disks I've tried play
> > back flawlessly in all other players (VLC, xine, Totem, XBMC,
> etc) but
> > only have problems with MythTV.
> Surely something's got to be learnable from those other projects.
> Or instead... I keep hearing about XBMC (I have looked briefly but
> that playback from MythBE is my primary goal, by a long, long
> shot, not
> really suitable).
> I have to ask whether it's time for the folks interested in coding the
> frontend bits to give up on the Myth frontend as it's own stand-alone
> app (along with all of it's failing bits) and instead take the
> working-really-well bits and provide XBMC with first class Myth
> People are reporting good results again from XBMC 12 beta and various
> myth plugins.
> If your backend is 0.24 then XBMC 11 works fine with the Mythbox
> frontend addon. You get scheduling, commskip but not speedup (ie watch
> at 1.3x).
> The standard mythbox does not work with 0.25 backend, but there is a
> fork that does - https://github.com/mitchcapper/mythbox - but I think
> it needs XBMC 12 (still in beta)
> Also XBMC has now merged it's PVR branch, but i am yet to see this
> working with mythtv (although have seen reports that it does)
Follow these instructions to build the MythTV-PVR Plugin for XBMC. It
works, but I find it a bit slow.
> I'm sure this suggestion will raise much ire.
> Debate is healthy.
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