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General => Users => Topic started by: posde on July 30, 2010, 01:27:17 pm

Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd rips
Post by: posde on July 30, 2010, 01:27:17 pm
Dave,

no, this won't be a constructive thread.

The only thing I will say from my point of view is this: We have a gazillion pieces where we have problems. Playback of ripped/downloaded mkv's is one of them. It is not on priority number one.

We use xine as our media playback engine. Eventually this might change. It won't for the foreseeable future, due to the things you already know, like missing manpower.
Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd rips
Post by: purps on July 30, 2010, 02:20:09 pm
Could a quick and dirty solution be to install VLC in the KDE desktop?
Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd r
Post by: Zaerc on July 30, 2010, 06:25:52 pm
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Devs- this is not a beat up the devs thread please note that I am ONLY trying to bring any options to the surface to make this possible.
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How about the "option" where you get off your lazy whiny arse and actually look for ways to contribute towards realizing your goal?
Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd r
Post by: Zaerc on July 30, 2010, 07:37:06 pm
...
Devs- this is not a beat up the devs thread please note that I am ONLY trying to bring any options to the surface to make this possible.
...

How about the "option" where you get off your lazy whiny arse and actually look for ways to contribute towards realizing your goal?

 Hey Zaerc,

 You are just not worth it, Go fuck yourself...you loudmouth little shit. Ban me I do not give a fuck. I have been back less than one week and your BS surfaces. I will reload my mythbackend this weekend and setup and program my ADA system and continue on my merry way. I have spent five days in a row trying to make this sytem work till three in the morning everyday with every google solution I can think off, and if I had found one it would be posted here. So call me lazy... Fuck you.... I am out....

 
LMAO, don't let the door hit you on the way out!  ;D
Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd rips
Post by: tschak909 on July 30, 2010, 09:10:37 pm
We're trying to investigate all options at present, right now, there are a few options, and all of them are being investigated in parallel:

(1) backport the mkv stuff from later xine's to ours. niz23 has a version of xine which has this, and it works more a lot more files, a few do slip through though.
(2) rewrite the DCE wrapper for the VideoLan client. One person is looking at this.
(3) write a new player based on gstreamer.

All three have the same amount of difficulty. and will produce varying results, this is the cost of gathering data to produce a solution that works best.

It is important to realize, that LinuxMCE's media infrastructure is like the rest of LinuxMCE, very abstracted and modular, the system does not care what media player is underneath, only that it can control it.

-Thom
Title: Re: Does anyone have a solid solution for playing back HD Files .ts .mkv bd/hd rips
Post by: niz23 on July 30, 2010, 10:25:24 pm
Guys,

If you want.
Do a apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and install updated libxine1.
It contain an updated mkv demuxer. Not the very latest container version.

Try it out and give me feedback on how it works.

Re libxine 1.1.19. It is very easy to build if you want.
Unfortunately it do not contain any support for gpu offload, like vdpau.

I´m looking toward how to merge vdpau to latest xine, but as xine devs have no interest in it it´s up to use to solve.
Backporting xine demuxers from newer versions is not a very big job as long as they do not touch the core of libxine.

With the version I have I can play all my files at home. Including hd livetv recordings.


/niz23