[vdr] Mplayer plugin and slave mode patch rejected

Stefan Huelswitt s.huelswitt at gmx.de
Sat Feb 19 11:47:29 CET 2005

On 19 Feb 2005 "C.Y.M" <syphir at syphir.sytes.net> wrote:

> I often use the mplayer plugin for vdr and was tired of constantly having to 
> patch the svn of mplayer. So, I asked the guys over at mplayerhq if they could 
> incorporate the slave mode patch we use. I was hoping that working with them 
> could help solve the problem with the mplayer plugin showing the incorrect time 
> when playing back native vdr files.  This was their response (forward of email):

I think a year ago I already asked for inclusion and the patch
was rejected with some rude comments from Arti...

> -- SNIP --
> As far as I can see this is supposed to make MPlayer constantly print
> current position. For this there is already the get_percent_pos slave
> command.
> So, patch rejected.
> Greetings,
> Reimar Döffinger

MPlayer plugins is already using get_percent_pos, but obviously
this doesn't works for all file formats.
So the slavemode patch is the second best solution for now,
although this values are incorrect sometimes as well.


Stefan Huelswitt
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