[vdr] MythTV Adds Support For NVIDIA VDPAU

Niels Wagenaar n.wagenaar at xs4all.nl
Mon Dec 1 13:08:33 CET 2008


-----Original message-----
From: Torgeir Veimo <torgeir at pobox.com>
Sent: Mon 01-12-2008 12:58
To: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>; 
Subject: Re: [vdr] MythTV Adds Support For NVIDIA VDPAU

> 
> On 1 Dec 2008, at 21:49, Magnus Hörlin wrote:
> 
> > I have introduced VDR to at least 20 people (mostly windows-users)  
> > over the years, but this may be the day it ends.
> 
> It appears you think that VDR will never get a plugin that can utilise  
> the VDPAU (or similar) api?
> 

Why should it depend on VDR? The only reason when VDPAU would be used, is in combination with software based device output plugins like the xine & xineliboutput. As soon as Xine supports VDPAU, then the VDR with the plugins *should* support it as well.

For other (read: hardware) output devices, VDPAU isn't used at all. 

And from my point of view, MythTV is still not as accesible compared too for instance Mediaportal or Microsoft MCE. IMHO, the best combo is still VDR for DVB viewing in combination with XBMC for multimedia viewing. But then again, this is my oppinion :-)

Regards,

Niels Wagenaar



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