[vdr] [subtitles-plugin] Is it possible to change the PIDS in a recording on the fly?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Sep 14 16:33:50 CEST 2005

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 05:15:27PM +0300, Niko Mikkila wrote:
>>On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 15:40:41 +0300
>>Petri Helin <petri.j.helin at welho.com> wrote:
>>>I have been trying to modify the subtitles plugin to cope with the 
>>>dynamic subtitling currently in use in Finland. But with no luck so far. 
>>>I can record the subtitles if the stream with the right PID is already 
>>>present when the recording starts, but not if the recording starts too 
>>How does this come up in practice? Personally, I have never missed finnish
>>subtitles, or at least not for the tens of programs recorded this summer.
>>I don't know about subtitle streams for other languages though.
> Me neither.  There's a known issue that you cannot select the subtitle
> language while watching a recording.  I recorded one short series from
> YLE FST that had both Finnish and Swedish subtitles.  When I start
> watching the recordings from a random position, I sometimes get Swedish
> and sometimes Finnish subtitles.  Both are present in the recording,
> perhaps because I have included both languages in the configuration.

Once version 1.4 is released I will certainly implement
subtitle support in the core VDR at some point, and then
you will be able to select subtitle tracks just as you can
with audio tracks now.


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