[linux-dvb] hdtv scanning

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 10:57:36 CET 2006


Ralph Metzler wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger writes:
>  > matthieu castet wrote:
>  > > matthieu castet wrote:
>  > >> Hi,
>  > >>
>  > >> Does somebody know why "scan" dvb-util or vdr failed to parse video 
>  > >> pid of hdtv stream ?
>  > >>
>  > >> Why a patch like the attached one couldn't be added ?
>  > >>
>  > > 
>  > > After some reflexion, a new category (video hd) should be created : dvb 
>  > > apps using channel file need to know if it is a mpeg2 or h264 video as 
>  > > they already does it for audio (mp2 vs ac3).
>  > 
>  > We don't need that, because there is always only *one* video track,
>  > as opposed to audio, where there can be both mpeg and ac3.
> 
> Setting the encoding type is needed by some decoders. So, the
> information might be needed for that purpose.
> 
> Adding a VIDEO_CAP_AVC to video.h was proposed before (but seemingly not
> applied yet?). I am using that one already (value 128 as proposed by
> Andreas Oberritter) as well as VIDEO_CAP_VC1 (256) and VIDEO_CAP_MPEG4 (512).
> 

I think it wasn't applied at all. It would be quite nice, if you would
apply/send a patch for the same.

Regards,
Manu



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