[mythtv] Re: Ticket #781: RebuildSeekTable doesnt

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 11:33:02 EST 2005


On Monday 12 December 2005 00:37, Mark Spieth wrote:
> > The --rebuild option was originally meant to allow people to build the
> > seektable for a corrupt nuppel-format .nuv file or when they had to
> > rebuild the recordedmarkup table because of MySQL corruption.  That's
> > probably why I never noticed the bug because those were the cases I
> > was testing.
>
> looking at nuppeldecoder, if the nuv file doesnt have an embedded seek
> table, it too will suffer the same problem.
> i.e. if this embedded seek table is corrupt you are stuffed. unless Im
> reading it wrong.
>
> mark
>

does the NUV container support embedded seek tables? If so what was the reason 
for having Myth store the seek tables in the SQL database?
If not, has any consideration been given to going to a container that does 
support embedded seek tables (matroska and ODMA avi's come to mind?).

-- 
Steve


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