[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.7.1 plugin

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 22 22:21:52 CET 2005


I demand that mike lewis may or may not have written...

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> Also, I'd really love to be able to use lirc or something (like vdr) to
> send commands to the post plugin, like on/off, or "aspect 1/2/3/4".

Controlling the plugin's configuration - yes, that seems reasonable, but I
think that it's something for the xine-lib front end. I don't see any need
for changing the aspect ratio unless the plugin needs to be able to handle
displays other than 4:3, and even then you're likely to want to set it once
and to forget about it.

Windowed mode is a different matter, but that's likely to be a
dynamically-alterable aspect ratio anyway. Given this, aspect ratio
information should come from the output window, rather than being a
user-configurable option.

> That way this plugin can take care of the zooming in other cases for xine
> usage, like watching movies etc. through freevo,

AFD support aside (Reinhard - anything to test?), shouldn't that Just Happen
anyway?

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