[mythtv-users] mpeg merging?
gallatin at cs.duke.edu
Mon Dec 17 22:04:32 UTC 2007
My local PBS digital station is sometimes difficult to receive,
however they typically broadcast the same show multiple times in a
week. I currently check the recording of a show, and if it shows
glitches, schedule it to be re-recorded. I was wondering if there
might be something smarter that I could do.
Since it seems unlikely that reception glitches will occur at exactly
the same time in all recordings, I was wondering if there was any
software which can take two or more mpeg files which should be
identical, and "merge" them. Eg, if file A has damage at a particular
point, it consults file B to repair the damage, if B is also damaged,
it consults file C, etc. It seems that given enough samples, one
should always be able to reconstruct a perfect copy of a digital
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