[vdr] VDR with S2API (update)

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Mon Dec 8 11:13:56 CET 2008


Hi,

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 11:03:45AM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 08.12.2008 10:49, Holger Rusch wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > vdr at helmutauer.de schrieb:
> >>> FF seems to have understandably gone the way of the dinosaur.
> >> But the dinosaur is still the best choice to get the best picture
> >> quality on a PAL CRT TV !
> > 
> > But for anybody who wants to use a beamer these FF-cards are full pain 
> > with there stupid outputs. I (and many others) want DVI/HDMI/Display-Port.
> > 
> > FF will die in a years or two (months?) i guess and vdr has no well 
> > integrated outputs.
> 
> Is there anything in the VDR plugin API that would prevent a plugin
> from implementing a suitable output device?
> 
> > Struggling with xineouput or xineplugin or softdevice is a real pain. 
> > Same for direct AC3 output on SPDIF.
> > 
> > Some other question:
> > 
> > Is there any movement to files >2GB for the recordings?
> 
> I will most likely change this when going to TS recording format.
> In doing so, I'd like to get rid of splitting recordings into separate
> files altogether. However, I think there might be people who still
> want this feature - any comments?

I prefer having one single file, as I don't see any need to spit it up.

What happends if VDR restarts, or when the computer gets restarted?
Will it continue writing to the existing file, or will it create a new one?

Regards, Artem



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