[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #8656: Display video format in INFO OSD
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 21:59:57 UTC 2010
On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> (In ) Better codec descriptions (than MPEG2) in the themed INFO
>> OSD. Refs #8656.
>> Currently, MythPlayer::GetEncodingType() uses GetVideoCodecID(),
>> which only iterates some of the FFmpeg codecs (plus, AVF's video_codec_id
>> is often mapped to MPEG2 in ScanStream()). Basically, a more opaque way of
>> getting codec descriptions was needed, and what is more opaque than a
>> Technically, this changes the library API, but since only libmythtv is
>> calling the extra method, no version change - to save a full recompile.
> Hi Nigel,
> I think this may have broken the videocodec statetype? MPEG-2 video
> is no longer matching in the statetype, so OSDs that use the statetype
> (Arclight) end up with nothing displayed when using the statetype.
N/m, should be fixed now (assuming you can put up with having the (IMO
more correct) dash in the codec names.
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