[vdr] mplayer w/ softdevice

Vladimir Shved vshved at logistic-systems.com
Fri Nov 4 19:21:20 CET 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Udo Richter
> Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 10:00 AM
> To: VDR Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [vdr] mplayer w/ softdevice
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> >> Thats a limitation of VDR's plugin system. A plugin cannot open a menu
> >> from replay mode or other situations, the only way to open a plugin
> >> menu is from the main menu.
> >
> > Since version 1.3.32 a plugin can have its main menu function
> > called through cRemote::CallPlugin().
> Yes, already realized that. So if you want to open a menu, you can trick
> cRemote to send the plugin pseudo-key, let the main loop call the main
> menu action, catch that, and initiate a custom menu instead of the
> default menu. Talk about straight forward. ;) At least its more straight
> forward than calling SVDRP. :D
> If some other plugin decides to do the same thing just a moment later,
> the call is skipped, so maybe its a good idea to watch for a timeout
> between CallPlugin() and MainMenuAction().
> And of course there's that nasty problem of plugins loaded twice with
> the same name, in which case the MainMenuAction of the first loaded
> plugin will get all the calls. ;)

I've looked through vdr-portal and found this thread w/ patch:
return-patch.tgz -

I did not test it yet, will do over weekend, I can't read German but it
looks like work around for my issue.


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