[mythtv-users] MPEG2 cutting script complete

Johnny Lee johnny at fishcounts.com
Tue Aug 17 19:07:55 EDT 2004


I tried this out and I couldn't get it to work.

This is what I get

"Encode lasted: 1s"
"Thanks for using nuvexport!"

then it just exits.

any ideas as to what it may be? I just used apt-get to install everything
other than the avidemux2 which apt-get didn't have rpm's for. I just
downloaded an rpm for avidemux2 and installed that.

Johnny

> As many of you may know from IRC, I have been working on making a script
> to
> do MPEG2-MPEG2 cutting using the myth cutlist with minimal recoding.  At
> this
> point, it is what I would consider to be complete, and is rolled into
> nuvexport
> (current CVS - you can get a snapshot at http://forevermore.net/mythtv as
> always).
>
> This script is using avidemux2 to do the main work.  As avidemux2 is
> GTK-only,
> to use this from a shell script, you will need to install the gtk2-cursed
> library.  A list of prerequisites follows further down in the message.
>
> Please note that the script will cut to the last GOP only, so any frames
> past
> the last GOP marker (up to 14 for NTSC or 11 for PAL) will be removed if
> there
> is a cutpoint near the end of the file, but as that's only about 0.5s of
> video,
> this shouldn't be much of a concern.  Note also that this is basically
> what
> the Myth player does anyways for seeking.
>
> The output seems to be perfectly in sync when played in Windows Media
> Player
> and RealPlayer, and TMPEnc DVD Author can use the output, so as far as I
> can
> tell it's working.
>
> Prerequisites:
> 	transcode (for tcprobe)	- http://zebra.fh-weingarten.de/~transcode/
> 	avidemux2		- http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/
> 	lve (for lvemux)	- http://lvempeg.sourceforge.net/
> 	gtk2-cursed		- http://zemljanka.sourceforge.net/cursed/
>
> All of these are in the apt-get setup for Fedora Core 1.  Make sure to add
> both
> the gtk2-cursed and gtk2-cursed-engines RPMs however, as it may actually
> be
> required.  Alternatively, you can run nuvexport from an X terminal and
> deal
> with the avidemux window popping up twice, (yuck!)
>
> Good luck with it :)
> Gavin  (aka Beirdo on IRC)
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