[linux-dvb] DVB file formats

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Thu Jun 16 14:04:19 CEST 2005

> > I've updated the wiki with the latest round of ideas, including the
> > following:
> >
> > zap_pids = <video_pid> <video_type> <audio_pid> <audio_type> <pcr_pid>
> >
> > Would that do what you want? or does it need tweaked...
> from point of view "user" that's right.
> but, ac3 streams are not sent permanently, so if the user chooses to have
> ac3 but thatone is missing in current es you might want to have a fallback
> to "normal" audio.

Ah ok! I didn't know that ac3 streams weren't permanent.

> imho saving all those pids (that can change within each pmt version change)
> is not really an advantage. to have them cached within the running session
> of an dvb-apps for accellerated zaptimes is right.

I would rather drop them myself, but others seem to think it is quite 
important to persist them.

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