[vdr] Call for development: enhancing mplayer-plugin

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Wed Feb 27 23:34:53 CET 2013


Am 27.02.2013 22:16, schrieb VDR User:
> Is there any hope that this could be resurrected? Also, what about
> those of us who use VDPAU?

Its more a thing for hardware decoder cards that cannot handle an
uncompressed video stream, as it always re-encodes to some fixed output
format, eg. mpeg1/2.

The mplayer plugin modification should be ressurectable, with some
updates to plugin structure. It basically expects a video stream that
can be handled by the output device delivered via unix pipe. However,
the mplayer playback-recode-to-file feature is quite broken, and
currently needs some ugly workarounds. And of course, its still
uncertain why the TT6400 denies playback of mplayer encoded video.


Cheers,

Udo




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