[vdr] Watching old recordings with DVB subtitles with 1.6.0

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat Apr 12 17:51:44 CEST 2008


On Saturday 12 April 2008, Petri Helin wrote:
> Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have quite a few old recordings with DVB subtitles that were recorded
> > and watchable with 1.4.x and the subtitles plugin.  When replaying these
> > with VDR 1.6.0, the subtitles aren't shown (new recordings made with
> > 1.6.0 seem to be fine).  I see there's some kind of a "compatibility mode
> > for old subtitles plugin" in 1.6.0 sources, so I guess they should be. 
> > Thoughts?
>
> I think you need to select the subtitles manually for older recordings.
> Do you see any entries in the subtitles menu?

After figuring out how to access the subtitles menu (my remote.conf was from 
1.4.x series so there was no button binding for it), yes, I do see an entry 
named "57" there.  Selecting it gives me the Finnish subtitles I was looking 
for.  Thanks for the tip.



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