[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3394: GPL FLV Player for MythWeb

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jun 11 15:50:30 UTC 2007

On 06/11/2007 11:07 AM, Dan Wilga wrote:
> On a somewhat unrelated topic, should ffmpeg be able to handle 
> MPEG4-transcoded files? Mine, at least, can't; it errors-out. If this 
> is a fault of my version of ffmpeg, then I think the player should 
> give a meaningful error message in this case, rather than simply 
> doing nothing. It would prevent a lot of user head-scratching.

TTBOMK, ffmpeg does not support MythTV's NuppelVideo container format
(at least not vanilla ffmpeg).

Remember, though, that the current implementation is a "proof of
concept" and eventually the transcoding support may be moved to the
backend (especially if someone out there wants the capability enough to
write the patch :).


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