[vdr] Popcorn as VDR frontend

alexw alexw at undercover.mine.nu
Fri Mar 13 11:59:36 CET 2009


VDR-UI uses mono to play the stream. It is impossible for the moment to 
switch from one channel to another without going back to VDR-UI. I can 
imagine a workaround that consists of using a playlist instead of a 
stream URL. But direct channel selection will still not be possible 
(example: switching from channel 1 to channel 5 directly).

Having the full frontend will also bring all the plugin flexibility back 
to the NMT :o) And recording/cutting/marks/realtime EPG/time shifting... 
as well


jori.hamalainen at teliasonera.com wrote:
>> Before I dig deeper into this I would like to ask the community 
>> what has been tried 
> Have you tried "vdr-ui", it is a cgi-binary ran on PCH to fetch EPG
> from VDR and using streamdev to stream.
> http://www.popcornforum.de/showthread.php?tid=5201&pid=71288
>> and what routes do you see as most viable?
> Well this sounds the best option for full VDR front-end if recordings work
> as well..
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