[mythtv] creating a circular file of fixed size

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Apr 9 07:08:16 UTC 2008

amit bag wrote:
> HI ,
>       I am doing a project of playing live channels reading from a file 
> .I write the data to that file and playing the data by reading it 
> through a player so that I can play ,pause, rewind and first forward it 
> .I fixed the size of the file to 1GB .After palying the 1GB data the 
> player terminated  .So  I want to create a continuous file in which I 
> write the live data  of the channel and the player  continuously play 
> that file as long as it is forcefully terminated . 

We've done this at a demo by configuring mythvideo with 2 different
video filenames, and making it play one after the other. We found
at the time we couldn't set it up to play the same video after itself,
so we had to make a 2nd copy with a different name.


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