[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #9377: mytharchive create DVD fails using projectx wth subtitles

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Thu Dec 30 12:34:52 UTC 2010

On 16/12/2010 22:53, MythTV wrote:
> #9377: mytharchive create DVD fails using projectx wth subtitles
> -------------------------------------------------+-------------------------
>   Reporter:  Larry Johnson                        |          Owner:  paulh
>    <keepitsimpleengineer@…>                        |         Status:
>       Type:  Bug Report                           |  infoneeded_new
>   Priority:  minor                                |      Milestone:  unknown
> Component:  Plugin - MythArchive                 |        Version:
>   Severity:  medium                               |  Unspecified
>   Keywords:  dvd iso subtitle projectx chmod      |     Resolution:
>                                                   |  Ticket locked:  0
> -------------------------------------------------+-------------------------
> Comment (by J.Pilk@…):
>   I'm afraid I don't know enough about how subtitles are encoded to say
>   what's happening, but my advice for MythArchive is to take to heart the
>   philosophy of your email address and do everything you possibly can
>   _outside_ MythArchive.  Otherwise you'll process for hours and quite often
>   crash out with an unhelpful error report and no obvious way of picking up
>   the pieces.  Usually the report just notes a failure.  I tried to alter
>   this situation in the patch I submitted some time ago, but that wasn't
>   created with a version control tool and adapting it for 0.24 looks as if
>   it will take some effort.

That is possibly the least helpful bit of advice i've seen in a while.
paraphrasing.. "mytharchive does something funny so ignore it rather
than helping fix it"



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