[MPlayer-dev-eng] dvd -vs- dvdnav

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Thu Jul 14 12:25:43 CEST 2011

Steaphan Greene ha scritto:
>> In any case there's no reason to remove anything. The two streams have
>> complementary features and
>> they go along perfectly well.
>> I don't like the dvdnav mechanism, but I can hardly imagine a different
>> one, on the other side the
>> code in stream_dvd is "codus horribilis" but it's fast and as long as it
>> works... don't touch it unless
>> it's broken.
>> dvdnav:// is simply the only way to play broken dvds or I wouldn't have
>> committed the code years ago.
> I see.  Sounds like the consensus is that I should leave dvd:// as it
> is, and see if I can clean up the few things that don't work right (or
> as well) with dvdnav.  I own significant DVD and BD collections, so I
> have plenty of testing materials to help debug things.
well, if you volunteer I wish you good luck! You'll need a lot :) ... 
and much more patience.
Since you have both the coding skills and a good amount of testing 
material you will surely
improve the dvd playback mechanism.

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