[mythtv] Why nuppelvideo mpeg4?

Ian Campbell ijc at hellion.org.uk
Tue Aug 9 06:01:05 EDT 2005


On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 15:21 -0600, Robert Johnston wrote:
> On 08/08/05, J. Donavan Stanley <jdonavan at jdonavan.net> wrote:
> > >My personal goals are to :
> > >       - remove the DB dependance for generated files
> > 
> > There isn't a DB dependence for generated files.  You can playback
> > Myth's recordings just fine without the seek table (both in Myth and
> > other players).  You just can't seek/jump around them quickly without
> > that index.  You could probably tack the seek table on to the end of the
> > file in some sort of id3 tag if you *really* wanted that data out of the
> > table..
> 
> I think he means to decode the "File Name". That, however, has already
> been done with the MythLink script (Shown below) which I've got set to
> run as a cron job on :05 and :35 of each hour.

eeew ;-) a shell script with an inline perl script -- why not just do
the whole lot with a perl script?

(untested but it's a fairly simple conversion...)

Ian.

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Ian Campbell
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