Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] DACP (iTunes remote) support added

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Peter wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Peter wrote:
>>>Peter wrote:
>>>> The DACP remote expects PNG, and passing JPEG or some
>>>> other format might cause trouble. A simple check in the non
>>>> gdk-pixbuf code branch can prevent this (tell the remote we
>>>> have no cover rather than sending non-PNG data).
>> Before making a firm choice we should perhaps test sending larger
>> than requested PNG files, and also JPEG files, to the Apple Remote
>> application (ideally v1 and v2) to see what happens. It may be more
>> flexible than we are assuming.
> Hi all,
> It turns out that with Apple Remote v2.0.1 (229) which is the latest
> version, sending JPEG instead of PNG works, as does sending larger
> than requested covers (although obviously that wastes network
> bandwidth).
> This means that the current libdmapsharing code when lacking
> gdkpixbuf actually works fine as it is :)
> I haven't tried with Remote v1 yet (I had to downgrade it which is a
> pain), but I guess few people will still be using it now so it isn't critical.

I've also tried this on Apple Remote v1.3.3 (4) and this too works when
sent JPEG images larger than requested for the now playing art.


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