[vdr] Popcorn as VDR frontend

alexw alexw at undercover.mine.nu
Fri Mar 13 12:36:05 CET 2009


That's a good question. After drilling into the news, the answer is no. 
If you want to do so you need to have an UDP proxy to convert to either 
HTTP or WMS/RTSP. This tool can be located on the PCH itself and will 
act as an abstraction layer.

Cheers,

Alex

Artem Makhutov wrote:
> Hello,
>
> alexw schrieb:
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> VDR-UI uses mono to play the stream. It is impossible for the moment to 
>> switch from one channel to another without going back to VDR-UI. I can 
>> imagine a workaround that consists of using a playlist instead of a 
>> stream URL. But direct channel selection will still not be possible 
>> (example: switching from channel 1 to channel 5 directly).
>>
>> Having the full frontend will also bring all the plugin flexibility back 
>> to the NMT :o) And recording/cutting/marks/realtime EPG/time shifting... 
>> as well
>>     
>
> Can Popcorn play multicast streams?
>
> Thanks, Artem
>
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