[mythtv-users] Closed captions become "stuck"
stichnot at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 15:14:12 UTC 2009
I watch recordings with closed captions turned on. Sometimes the
captions become "stuck", where a particular caption remains displayed
and none of the subsequent captions appear. Or, less frequently, a
caption is erased and subsequent captions aren't drawn. In both
cases, I can jump forward or backward and the captions will reappear.
Each point where this happens is repeatable -- if I skip back before
the point, the captions get stuck again at the same point.
These are recordings from an HDHR. I think, but am not certain, that
it only happens for recordings that I have losslessly transcoded to
remove commercials. (Unfortunately I don't have the original file for
I used ccextractor to create a .srt file from the most recent instance
I saw (last week's episode of "Fringe") and I looked at the parts
where captions in MythTV became stuck, but I saw nothing remarkable.
Running mythfrontend -v all showed nothing cc-related that I could
Any ideas what might be happening, or where to look in the code?
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