[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.8.0 plugin

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 16:20:28 CET 2007


Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Jörg Knitter schrieb:
> 
>>>> I'm currently using xineliboutput for my other client (on a standard 
>>>> PC), so this would be my first choice, but I've no problem to switch 
>>>> back to vdr-xine (which I used in the past - with the network patch... I 
>>>> moved to xineliboutput just because I don't want to patch xine-lib 
>>>> everytime anymore..)
>>> A nice feature that vdr-xine has over xineliboutput, is that it 
>>> automatically sets itself as the primary device when a connection comes, 
>>> and when the connection is closed it restores the previous primary device.
>>> This way I can either watch locally with the dxr3-plugin or remotely 
>>> with vdr-xine.
>>   
>> I experienced the same with xineliboutput.
>>
>> A very interesing feature of xinelibout is the ability to control 
>> deinterlacing, color settings etc. from within the VDR OSD in the 
>> plug-in´s settings. Furthermore, xineliboutput has a function that cuts 
>> and scales letterboxed 16:3 to anamorph 16:9, there is an audio 
>> equalizer and much more...
> 
> Well, that's the cleaner approach of suppling an own frontend. I didn't
> want to write an own frontend. But my xine plugin has to act like a
> frontend within any other frontend and therefore requires some xine-lib
> patches to prevent deadlocks.

I may have misunderstood what you meant with frontends, but 
xineliboutput *can* be used with other xine frontends, such as xine-ui, 
without patching xine-lib.

-- 
Anssi Hannula



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