[linux-dvb] RFC: Multiple TS recordings

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Apr 11 17:21:19 CEST 2006


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>>Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>>
>>>Funny that no one seems to be interested in this. Maybe
>>>PVRs are already out of fashion ;-/
>>
>>Well, VDR can record multiple programmes from the same
>>transponder, if that's what the OP meant. But it does this
>>by simply requesting all the necessary PIDs and putting the
>>TS packets together itself.
> 
> 
> The proposal might make the task easier, and as I understand
> it, is entierely optional so VDR wouldn't have to use the
> new mechanism.
> 
> The interesting questions:
> - would the subtle API change wrt pes_type and DMX_OUT_TAP
>   break something in VDR or other apps?
>   (I guess VDR doesn't use DMX_OUT_TAP at all)

No, VDR only uses DMX_OUT_DECODER and DMX_OUT_TS_TAP.

Klaus



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