[vdr] Mplayer plugin and slave mode patch rejected

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Sat Feb 19 04:11:54 CET 2005


I often use the mplayer plugin for vdr and was tired of constantly having to 
patch the svn of mplayer. So, I asked the guys over at mplayerhq if they could 
incorporate the slave mode patch we use. I was hoping that working with them 
could help solve the problem with the mplayer plugin showing the incorrect time 
when playing back native vdr files.  This was their response (forward of email):

-- SNIP --

On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 12:33:10AM -0800, C.Y.M wrote:

 >> Nico Sabbi wrote:
 >
 >>> >C.Y.M wrote:
 >>
 >>>> >>Is this patch an acceptable addition to mplayer?  It is used by
 >>>> >>VDR/DVB to support playback through the DVB card.
 >>
 >>> >
 >>> >Mplayer can already output to FF dvb cards (if this is what you want),
 >>> >but anyway
 >>> >what is this patch supposed to do? Patches must have a description  :)
 >
 >>
 >> Sorry for the lack of description.  This patch is to make the
 >> progressbar in VDR work with the MPlayer plugin and slave mode.


As far as I can see this is supposed to make MPlayer constantly print
current position. For this there is already the get_percent_pos slave
command.
So, patch rejected.

Greetings,
Reimar Döffinger



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