[vdr] VDR LiveBuffer Patch

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Thu Aug 18 17:25:27 CEST 2005


Thomas Bergwinkl wrote:
> Philippe Gramoulle wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hello,
>>
>>On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 14:07:49 +0200 (CEST)
>>vdr at helmutauer.de wrote:
>>
>>  | With this Patch VDR can do permanent timeshift, so you
>>can see the last scene again whenever you want :-)
>>
>>Sorry, i'm not sure to fully understand what new
>>functionality this patch brings. Can you elaborate what you
>>mean by "permanent timeshift" ?
>>
>>How does it differ from current behavior ?
> 
> 
> The patch does following:
> - it always records the channel you are watching, when you switch
> channel a new recording starts and the old will be deleted
> - so you are able to repeat a scene if for example you didn't understand
> something
> - or when you are watching a film, and you decide during the film, that
> you want to record it, you can do so, if the beginning is in the
> livebuffer (new timer -> LiveBuffer: yes)
> - you can turn on/off this functionality in menu -> setup ->
> recording -> LiveBuffer
>   there you can also set the size for the livebuffer (in MB)
> 
> But I want to WARN you:
> This patch is not yet really stable! (Of course, it would nice if some
> of you test it and report bugs)
> 

Thanks for the great additional patch!  Of course modifications are required to
the patch if you use enAIO and the jumpplay patches.  But, besides vdr, I found
5 common plugins that also required changes when using this LiveBuffer patch.

Best Regards.

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