[mythtv-users] Help with mythtranscode --fifodir please
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Mon May 23 16:17:44 UTC 2011
I want to look into using mythtranscode to drive Handbrake, but I cannot
find any detailed documentation of mythtranscode. The wiki gives some
information, but I'm wondering:
1. If --fifodir is passed, does mythtranscode still replace the
recording with a transcoded one, or does it just run video
and audio into the fifos?
2. Does one still have to specify a profile? And if so, is it ignored,
or does it specify what is passed into the fifos? I'd have assumed
raw video and audio would be passed, but it's not clear.
3. What does "Enforce fifo sync" mean?
4. Why would --buildindex be used in conjunction with the fifos,
assuming the fifos are for communicating with another compression
I have an inkling that I'm completely misunderstanding the intended
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