[vdr] Question about SetPlayMode()

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Mar 7 12:06:49 CET 2009

On 23.02.2009 08:00, Christian Gmeiner wrote:
> Hi all,
> at the moment I am working to tight up vdr-plugin-dxr3 and found
> something to verify. Is about
> cDevice::SetPlayMode with pmExtern_THIS_SHOULD_BE_AVOIDED.
> If pmExtern_THIS_SHOULD_BE_AVOIDED is used, a device plugin gives the
> control of its device
> to e.g. mplayer or xine. In this state it is not possible to call
> PlayVideo, etc., as the plugin has no
> control about its device.
> Can it happen hat vdr or any vdr-plugin calls PlayVideo, etc in this state?

VDR itself probably won't do this, because in order to use pmExtern_THIS_SHOULD_BE_AVOIDED
you'll need to a player that's implemented via a plugin (VDR itself never
uses pmExtern_THIS_SHOULD_BE_AVOIDED ;-).

As for other plugins, I don't know.


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