[vdr] PVRINPUT plugin and "black/cinema bars"
linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Mon Apr 26 23:20:25 CEST 2010
> If you want to limit the plugin to using only the hardware then I
> agree. However, if you want to provide capabilities beyond what the
> hardware is capable of then software is the only other place to do it.
> This is perfectly fine, although it probably means the user wasted
> his money on a hardware decoder if he's just going to do software
> decoding anyways. It doesn't hurt to put more consideration into what
> you want/need before pouring money into hardware. I know guys that
> threw a lot of money at hardware decoders only to replace them with
> cheap vdpau-capable video cards. To each his own I suppose. :)
I think Martin's talking about the PVR-500 encoding aspect, not
I have no qualms about recoding - my production box is dual core 64-bit and
sits mostly idle anyway :)
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