[mythtv] Re: Ticket #781: RebuildSeekTable doesnt

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Mon Dec 12 12:54:54 EST 2005

> does the NUV container support embedded seek tables?

> If so what was the reason
> for having Myth store the seek tables in the SQL database?
Seektable in nuv files is only written once the file has finished recording,
but as you probably already know you can watch a recording as its being
So you need some way of getting a seektable before the file is finished.

And mpeg files don't have any embedded seektable.

> If not, has any consideration been given to going to a
> container that does
> support embedded seek tables (matroska and ODMA avi's come to mind?).

See above.
And chainging container format is not likely to happend (no need for it),
just search the maillist archives.

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