[mythtv-users] Leanfront better support for embedded subtitles than mythfrontend

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sun Jun 6 11:52:03 UTC 2021

On 06/06/2021 12:14, glen wrote:
> On Sun, 2021-06-06 at 12:04 +0100, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> Leanfront and Mythfrontend are both working really well for me these
>> days, and I tend to choose which to use fairly randomly. There is,
>> however, an issue that sometimes pushes me to choose one over the other.
>> Leanfront will often display embedded subtitles when mythfrontend wont.
>> Mythfrontent recognises the subtitles are there and allows them to be
>> enabled, but then doesn't display anything.
>> I'm building my own packages. Could it be that I'm leaving off a build
>> flag that is important for working subtitles?
>> On the other hand, for external subtitles, I find that leanfront doesn't
>> handle them, whereas Mythfrontend usually does.

That's interesting. My frontend is a NUC, using VAAPI and OpenGL. It 
never occurred to me that the subtitles may be decoding okay but failing 
to display. I will experiment.

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