On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 08:27:14PM +0200, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> > Maybe not switching off display while doing playback? It doesn't make
> > much sense anyway to run playback invisible.
> It does. The typical use case is that you pause live video or start
> a recording with a timer, then start watching it while it is still
> recording, so that you can skip commercial breaks. Then you get
> interrupted while watching it. It would be very handy to push the
> power button.
> If it was a short interruption, you'd push any button to resume playback.
> If the interruption was longer (such as your kid wakes up and you'll have
> to put him back to sleep for a few hours), vdr would do the right thing
> and shut down after finishing the recording.
According to Reinhard Nissl's reply in another thread, this can be fixed
in the cDevice plugin by not blocking input in cDevice::PlayVideo()
or cDevice::PlayAudio() when cDevice::Transferring() holds. I'll update
my shutdown patch for softdevice soon. No need to change anything in
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