[mythtv-users] What major features are planned for 0.27?

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Tue Nov 20 01:44:05 UTC 2012


On 20/11/2012 10:12 AM, Nick Rout wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Brian J. Murrell 
> <brian at interlinx.bc.ca <mailto:brian at interlinx.bc.ca>> wrote:
>
>     On 12-11-19 05:12 PM, Neil Salstrom wrote:
>     >
>     > I'd just like rock solid DVD playback
>
>     What's a DVD?  :-)
>
>     > (both physical disk and .iso).
>     > I have so many that skip around in the menus or simply crash back to
>     > the front end before anything happens.
>
>     But yeah.
>
>     > All the disks I've tried play
>     > back flawlessly in all other players (VLC, xine, Totem, XBMC,
>     etc) but
>     > only have problems with MythTV.
>
>     Surely something's got to be learnable from those other projects.
>
>     Or instead... I keep hearing about XBMC (I have looked briefly but
>     given
>     that playback from MythBE is my primary goal, by a long, long
>     shot, not
>     really suitable).
>
>     I have to ask whether it's time for the folks interested in coding the
>     frontend bits to give up on the Myth frontend as it's own stand-alone
>     app (along with all of it's failing bits) and instead take the
>     working-really-well bits and provide XBMC with first class Myth
>     playback
>     capabilities.
>
>
> People are reporting good results again from XBMC 12 beta and various 
> myth plugins.
>
> If your backend is 0.24 then XBMC 11 works fine with the Mythbox 
> frontend addon. You get scheduling, commskip but not speedup (ie watch 
> at 1.3x).
>
> The standard mythbox does not work with 0.25 backend, but there is a 
> fork that does - https://github.com/mitchcapper/mythbox - but I think 
> it needs XBMC 12 (still in beta)
>
> Also XBMC has now merged it's PVR branch, but i am yet to see this 
> working with mythtv (although have seen reports that it does)
Follow these instructions to build the MythTV-PVR Plugin for XBMC. It 
works, but I find it a bit slow.

http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=PVR/Backend/MythTV/BuildFromSource
>
>
>     I'm sure this suggestion will raise much ire.
>
>
> Debate is healthy.
>



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