[mythtv] codecs

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Dec 17 09:30:58 UTC 2018


On 17/12/2018 03:00, James Linder wrote:
> Hi
> 
> sorry to trouble the list, I’ve saerched and searched but found nothing.
> 
> I build myth from src.
> After config I get
> 
> # External Codec Options
> mp3lame                   no
> xvid                      no
> x264                      no
> x265 (HEVC)               no
> vpx                       no
> SDL2                      no
> 
> What are external codecs for?
> 
> My problen in particular is that some Oz channels transmit h264 which I cannot transcode (mythtranscode fails) is this due to missing codecs?
> 

The failure of mythtranscode on h264 content is not related
to these extra codecs.

Support for (lossless) transcode of h264 content, still need
to be written.


Regards
Stuart


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