[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android

john.baab at gmail.com john.baab at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 17:43:29 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> Probably not.  MythExport jobs go in the job queue.  They don't start
> until other things in the queue get done.  If there are three
> commercial scanning jobs pending, the transcode may not begin for an
> hour.  That's what leads to the multi-hour wait in some cases.
> With http live streaming, my understand is that this starts immediately.
> Basically, I'd like to see MythTV for Android use the same mechanism
> it currently uses to pull the recording over, but rather than feed the
> data to BS Player or whatever, just save it to local storage.  I
> supposed this could be done externally to MythTV for Android by
> writing another app that appears to be a video player but saves the
> data to storage instead, but that seems sort of silly.
> Eric

Local data storage will be an issue here, considering most android
device can only hold one or two larger recordings.  You really
wouldn't want to do this for anything other than local either, with
the amount of time it would take you to pull down a multiple gigabyte
recording and all.

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