[mythtv-users] How To make a mpg into something the family DVD player can read

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 09:05:39 UTC 2006


On 4/10/06, ffrr <ffrr at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> Nick Rout wrote:
>
> >On Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:33:53 +1200
> >Nick Rout wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>If you don't mind the command line, any2dvd will do the trick.
> >>
> >>http://sourceforge.net/projects/any2dvd/
> >>
> >>
> >
> >oh and I just noticed an interesting option:
> >
> >--skip_comm=[yes|no]                    Skip commercials for MythTV recorded video              (Default: No)
> >
> >
> >
> Just downloaded this.  One thing I can never figure out is - how are
> people supposed to know what it requires to work? Documentation?
>
> I just tried it, and it bombs out saying
>
>
>
>  Error: Program 'ecasound' is missing, please install it first ->
> http://eca.cx/
>
>         Install with patch from here for 5.1 surround audio encodings ->
>
> http://mightylegends.zapto.org/dvd/ebuilds/media-libs/a52dec/files/multi_wav-0.7.4.diff
>
>                 *Instructions*
>                 tar -xvzf a52dec-0.7.4.tar.gz
>                 cd a52dec-0.7.4
>                 patch -p1 < ../multi_wav-0.7.4.diff
>                 ./configure
>                 make
>                 make install
>
>
> Not only does it have other requirements to run, they need special
> patches.
>
> Ugly.  It's a pity, because it looked promising...
> _______________________________________________

I'm not disagreeing with you, it certainly needs some documentation,
but that's quite a decent output with verbosity on how to proceed!

Chad


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