On Saturday 20 February 2010 03:50:24 Mark Purcell wrote:
> On Saturday 20 February 2010 17:25:51 Andres Mejia wrote:
> > This
> > would than follow with having mythtv use libmp3lame via dlopen. There's
> > also an interest upstream to use vorbis as a replacement/alternative to
> > mp3.
> Very keen to see this happen, the major issues previously were MP3 encoding
> and decoding.
> I originally proposed using libmad (decoder) and libtwolame (MP2 encoder).
> If you can have that wipped then it could be a possibility.
> Happy to assist if what ever way possible, you can also use the
> pkg-mythtv-maintainers if you wish..
Ok, I've implemented an initial patch that will get mythtv using libmp3lame
via dlopen. You can find the packaging at
It seems to me mythtv only used libmp3lame for encoding, so there's no need
for a decoder. I could work on this some more where mythtv falls back to using
libtwolame in case libmp3lame is missing.
Any feedback is welcome. :)
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