[mythtv] Live transcode while recording

Rob Smith kormoc at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 04:56:33 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 1:23 PM, René Bühlmann <buehlmann at gmx.ch> wrote:
> An HTTP streaming server integrated into the mythbackend would then
> allow the streaming of livetv to any software like WMP, Windows Mobile,
> iphone without the need to install additional software.

You won't be able to do live mpeg4/h264 to the iphone/ipod touch with
libavcodec. The device requires the moov atom before playback can
start, and the moov atom contains absolute bit offsets for the stream.
It can't be (currently) generated before the full file is already

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