[mythtv] Seektable file vs. DB

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri May 23 22:51:20 EDT 2003

On Friday 23 May 2003 09:18 pm, Craig Longman wrote:
> Chris Pinkham wrote:
> >So, the main benefit is fixing and preventing broken files but there
> >are a couple smaller benefits as well.  I have code to re-create
> >the seektable in the file if it is damaged or non-existent but that
> >isn't really necessary with the patch I applied today.  I can email
> >it to anyone if they want, but don't expect it to show up CVS
> >anytime soon.
> chris, i would love to have this.  i have a number of  broken recordings
> that i want to edit and archive, but i need the seek tables.

You can't use what he's talking about, it's only for recreating the seekfile 
in the actual file for nuppelvideo files.  All you need to do fix the mpg 
files you have that don't have seektables is use the mythcommflag program -- 
it'll regenerate missing seektables when it flags commercials.


More information about the mythtv-dev mailing list