[vdr] Patch: Add 'MUTEON' and 'MUTEOFF' options to the SVDRP VOLU command

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Fri Mar 22 10:15:38 CET 2013

On 21.03.2013 20:48, Sebastian Frei wrote:
> Hi all,
> I made a tiny patch to extend the SVDRP VOLU command.

There will be no more changes for version 2.0.
I'll look at this again after that.

> Up until now VDR only had an option to _toggle_ the current audio muted status,
> but no options to force the audio muted status on or off. I want to mute the
> audio via SVDRP and unmute it again later.
> My usecase: I'm running mpd on the same host as VDR, if I start playing music
> with mpd from my tablet I can mute VDR automatically with a shell script and
> unmute it again after stopping the music.
> Using the (already implemented) VOLU 0 command also mutes the audio, but the
> previous audio volume gets lost, so you cannot unmute audio again and return to
> the previous volume.

You could query the current volume level with a plain VOLU command, store that
value and use it later.


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