[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.3

Guy Roussin guy.roussin at teledetection.fr
Sun Jan 25 11:05:52 CET 2009


Klaus Schmidinger a écrit :
> On 24.01.2009 23:23, Guy Roussin wrote:
>   
>> ...
>> Why this 1TB limitation ?
>>     
>
> The index file uses 8 byte per entry, two of which are now
> used for the file number, one bit is used to identify "independent"
> frames, and 40 bits are used for the actual file offset. The
> remaining 7 bits are reserved for future use ;-)
>   

Good to know there is 7 bits reserved.
In less than ten years we can buy hard drives (or other media) from
one petabyte. We will have to fill them ;-)
I suppose future vdr user want to record some channels for one year or 
more ...

Guy




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