[mythtv] 20180705 Android Observations

David Engel david at istwok.net
Thu Jul 12 21:35:21 UTC 2018

On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:13:07PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 02:56:16PM -0500, David Engel wrote:
> > It was using timestretch at 1.5x.  It didn't happen last night.  I did
> > see multiple, but not too many, short pauses, as you described.  They
> > were annoying, but certainly not as annoying as exiting playback
> > altogether.  I later tried some talking heads shows at 1.8x
> > timestretch, but I couldn't take the jitter.
> > 
> > Yes, it shouldn't hurt.  Hopefully, they will take interest.  Our
> > timestretch and fast forward/rewind use is definitely more of a
> > torture test than with any other player of which I'm aware.
> All this talk of mythtv on android got me curious, so I just tried doing
> a build to see how it would be on my Sony TV, but since (I believe)
> it runs 32 bit, I had to build for that, and those 32 bit large file
> support bugs hit and that seems just not fixable.  Trying to go to API
> 24 that supposedly fixes that problem causes other things to not work.
> Oh well, I guess the sony TV is probably too ram limited anyhow to run
> the frontend.
> I think the readme file might as well state building for 32 bit is broken
> for now.  Would have saved some time.

What doesn't work for you?  I have a 32-bit, Anroid box on which I do
some very, basic testing.  I haven't noticed anything not working.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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