[vdr] Watching old recordings with DVB subtitles with 1.6.0

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Sun May 4 17:41:36 CEST 2008

Petri Helin wrote:
> Rolf Ahrenberg wrote:
>> On Sat, 12 Apr 2008, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> After figuring out how to access the subtitles menu (my remote.conf was from
>>> 1.4.x series so there was no button binding for it), yes, I do see an entry
>>> named "57" there.  Selecting it gives me the Finnish subtitles I was looking
>>> for.  Thanks for the tip.
>> You could also map "57" to "fin" in info.vdr of all those old recordings 
>> and afterwards VDR automatically selects subtitles according to 
>> preferred languages.
> Is "57" dependent on the in subtitling language, or is it constant for 
> all old recordings?

It is constant. 57 is for the first subtitle track, 58 for the second.

> If it is constant, could VDR be patched easily to 
> select  "57" in case preferred subtitles are not found?

Yes. Patch attached.

Anssi Hannula
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