[mythtv] NVidia Shield and 4K video

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 18:43:06 UTC 2018

On 08/09/2018 04:41 AM, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> On 07/08/18 20:58, Peter Bennett wrote:
>> I have to admit defeat on this one. Everything I have tried results 
>> in the image being doubled in width and height before being 
>> displayed, and any image larger than 1920x1080 is cut off on the 
>> 3840x2160 screen. Android and QT documentation are vague on the 
>> subject. The API documentation has wording like "The size returned by 
>> this method does not necessarily represent the actual raw size 
>> (native resolution) of the display.
>> 2. It may be scaled to provide compatibility with older applications 
>> that were originally designed for smaller displays." Apparently it 
>> thinks MythTV is an older application designed for smaller displays.
> Is this because we are using the older SDK/NDK's to build against?
> From my extremely naive and n00b development experience for android,
> would it not make sense that using the older SDK/NDK's would make
> android think that it is an "older" application?
> Regards
> Stuart
That's an interesting idea. MythTV is definitely an older application 
:). I really don't know whether that affects how the screen support 
works. Perhaps Mark would know.


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