[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1845: forward and rewind keys skip "normal play" speed

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue May 23 23:00:54 UTC 2006


On 05/23/2006 04:34 PM, Robert Johnston wrote:
> On 5/23/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On 5/22/06, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
>>     
>>> #1845: forward and rewind keys skip "normal play" speed
>>>
>>> Comment (by anaerin at gmail.com):
>>>
>>>  Would it not be possible (And make more sense) to have it:
>>>
>>>  -5x -3x -1x Paused +1x +3x +5x
>>>       
>> why pause it? I agree with OP in that it should go
>>
>> -5x -3x  0x +3x +5x
>>
>> I also find that anything below 10x does nothing for me, but thats
>> completely different and since I use skip+/- more than FF/RW I don't
>> really care...
>>     
>
> I was basing my version on how most VCR's operate. Though, TBH, the
> best one I came across went:
>
> -32x, -16x, -8x, -4x, -2x, -1x, -0.5x, -0.25x, Paused, 0.25x, 0.5x,
> 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x.
>
> So it covered playback and slow-motion as well as fast-forward and rewind.
>   

Aren't you all forgetting about the option (in Playback on the "Seeking" 
page):

Reverse direction in fast forward/rewind
If enabled, pressing the sticky rewind key in fast forward mode switches 
to rewind mode, and vice versa.  If disabled, it will decrease the 
current speed or switch to play mode if the speed can't be decreased 
further.

And, you should check out the (not available from the UI) options added 
by http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/commits/132808#132808 .  
It looks like you could patch the default speed defines (as done by the 
completely untested--not even compiled--patch attached) and use the 
FFRewSpeed settings to get what you want (although, I'm not sure if 0x 
would work--but feel free to mod the patch and test it).

Mike
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