[vdr] vdr slowness when browsing channels

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 7 11:38:50 CEST 2005

Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Hi,
> Guy Roussin wrote:
>> I notice that vdr is slow when i try to quickly browse channels. it 
>> eats around 18-20% of the cpu (atlon1200) when
>> i hold left or right key when browsing channels (vdr 1.3.27 vanilla - 
>> classic skin) .
>> With text2skin (1.0) and Enigma, it eats around 40-50% of
>> the cpu and browsing channels is very very slow ...
>> Note: cat channels.conf | wc -l  --> 2600 lines
> Just give the attached patch a try and report the effect.
> The problem seems to be, that for scrolling one line, all 2600 channels 
> are sent to plugins. The patch changes this behaviour to just send those 
> channels to plugins that will be shown on screen by VDR.

These are only sent to plugins that actually implement a cStatus object.
Why would text2skin need a cStatus?


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