On Nov 13, 2007 7:12 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > "mike lewis" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Hi, > > > I've used vdr-xine, and I've used xinelibout for vdr. I've just ogt a > > general question, as they both seem to have similar functionality (or > > at least they both satisfy my need for a software client head to vdr. > > What's the driver for vdr-xine? I've heard people say xinelibout is > > "better" because it is more stable. But, whats the reality? > > If you've used both you should be able to compare them, shouldn't you ? > Well no, as I used them in the past and my media box died; and my memory isn't all that good.. so now I'm re-assessing my new solution based on running linux on a ps3; and I can't compare them until I've installed them both... Which is basically what I want to avoid ;-).
> I've also used both. > Now i'm only using xineliboutput because (just facts, no attack !) > - it has support for network without patching for longer > - it doesn't require me to recompile libxine > - network features are more advanced > - i can have more that one frontend watching/sharing the same channel. > - now i just aptitude install libxine1-xvdr to install the client side. > Yes, the "support" for users like me on something like ubuntu is one reason why i'm likely to go down the path xinelibout. > Obviously the two plugins are both great plugins. > And, Reinhard you do a really good job providing patches for vdr & > xine ! Thanks a lot. > > I guess the hidden question was "have you ever considered to merge the > two projects ?", wasn't it ? :) > Well no, my question probably should have been: whats the difference between the two plugins; if I'm using either simply as a software headend (similar to softdevice, but not permanently on) is their any feature which would drive the selection of xinelibout over vdr-xine? > My question would be: "one vdr, one xineliboutput plugin, 2 dvb cards, > 2 independant frontends displaying different channels(+osd and > stuff) without streamdev, has it been considered ?" :) > I think the answer there is to use one vdr per head-end. Thanks for jumping on board the Q&A session! hehe.' Mick _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list email@example.com http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr