[vdr] next features?

Petri Helin phelin at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 16 11:52:10 CET 2007

On Nov 15, 2007 9:03 PM, VDR User <user.vdr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lastly with regard to Petri's comment that, "But VDR does support
> h.264 broadcasts already, although with patching, but still. So there
> is no need for anyone to stop using VDR because of a lack of h.264
> support."  I don't think anyone would argue that stock support for
> things such as h264 is far more desirable over the requirement of
> patches and modifying an app.  Generally speaking, the less a user has
> to alter the source code, the better.  In a related note, one of the
> most common questions I see being asked is how to patch this or that.
> The number of linux dvb users is growing in large part due to the lack
> of good solid dvb software for Windows.  A lot of these guys aren't
> coders, aren't used to compiling things, and aren't even used to using
> a console for that matter.

That should be no problem. If a patch exists, a package developer
could easily make use of and include it in the release. So there is no
need for Klaus to add it in to the core VDR.


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