[vdr] Request: Change Dolby Digital handling

Sebastian sebastian_ml at gmx.net
Fri Jun 10 17:25:59 CEST 2005

Anssi Hannula schrieb:
> peter.dittmann at freenet.de wrote:
>>> CAC> <Sergei.Haller at math.uni-giessen.de>:
>>> CAC> CAC> > if you set 'use Dolby Digital', your recordings will
>>> contain DD.
>>> CAC> > If you don't want to hear DD, just select a non-DD track in the
>>> audio
>>> CAC> Hm, I will give it a try, but as far as I know it wont work vor
>>> DVD-Audio
>>> CAC> thenm as it is 'downsampled' within the DVB-Card. Right?
>>> I never tried it with DVD. If it doesn't work as expected, it should
>>> not use 'use Dolby Digital' setup option for playback.
>> Yes, the DVD plugin is broken as it uses 'useDolbyDigital'
>> However I would also like to have seperate settings for use/record DD.
>> Please consider a novice user (WAF ;-) ) and a system were DD schould be
>> recorded (for DVD) but has no DD capable receiver attached. It's easy
>> with
>> audio button to switch to DD and end up with no audio.
>> I personal belive the 'use DD' should be used to control the output
>> capability.
>> So on a box without DD output being used, the audio menu will not
>> allow to
>> switch to DD (or alternatively decode DD and downmix to stereo on
>> analoge out).
>> However the recording to disc should be able to contain DD.
> I would also like to be able to record DD streams. But if I enable the
> useDolbyDigital, the VDR might try to use DD for playing also and I do
> not have the DD equipment. Yes, I could change the audio stream with the
> audio button, but I don't like that I would have to change audio of
> every channel. Also, when the DVD plugin implements correct
> "useDolbyDigital" usage (correct me if I'm wrong, but that means to
> offer the audio tracks in the VDR Audio menu), I would have to switch
> every DVD to non-DD track also.
> I'd like a separate option for playing and recording.
>> P.S. Sorry if webmail client break thread ;-)
> It did not :)
You can try this patch.



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