[vdr] [subtitles-plugin] Is it possible to change the PIDS in a recording on the fly?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Sep 14 16:33:50 CEST 2005


Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 05:15:27PM +0300, Niko Mikkila wrote:
> 
>>On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 15:40:41 +0300
>>Petri Helin <petri.j.helin at welho.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I have been trying to modify the subtitles plugin to cope with the 
>>>dynamic subtitling currently in use in Finland. But with no luck so far. 
>>>I can record the subtitles if the stream with the right PID is already 
>>>present when the recording starts, but not if the recording starts too 
>>>early.
>>
>>How does this come up in practice? Personally, I have never missed finnish
>>subtitles, or at least not for the tens of programs recorded this summer.
>>I don't know about subtitle streams for other languages though.
> 
> 
> Me neither.  There's a known issue that you cannot select the subtitle
> language while watching a recording.  I recorded one short series from
> YLE FST that had both Finnish and Swedish subtitles.  When I start
> watching the recordings from a random position, I sometimes get Swedish
> and sometimes Finnish subtitles.  Both are present in the recording,
> perhaps because I have included both languages in the configuration.

Once version 1.4 is released I will certainly implement
subtitle support in the core VDR at some point, and then
you will be able to select subtitle tracks just as you can
with audio tracks now.

Klaus




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