[mythtv-users] nuv patch for videolan for streaming server?

Robert Rozman rozman at fri.uni-lj.si
Sun Feb 8 09:29:39 EST 2004


I don't know if this will be of any help, but:

- I can open nuv files (made from PVR350) without any problems with vlc (I
guess problems are in other formats)
- I remember small trick to server files through web to vlc client. You just
have to make "playlist" file  of certain type (it includes only full web
address of file) and then associate vlc client with that type of file and
voila - you click it on and get it played in vlc (you can also navigate
through file).

you could also make real streaming system with starting additional vlc at
the server to stream to multicast for instance but in smaller network I
doubt it will be any better solution as previous (plain Apache with vlc as



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Petersen" <lists at forevermore.net>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 5:15 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] nuv patch for videolan for streaming server?

> > Is there a way to patch video lan so that it can support mythtv's
> > files? My goal is to have a streaming server so that I or my remote
> > family could catch a show or two streamed online. I don't think this
> > would be that hard to setup, but it sure would make a nice addon
> > program or plugin to mythtv. It would actually be perfect for a
> > mythweb plugin since all the web work has been done there already...
> I'm more than happy to help hook this up.  But I'll readily admit that
> my time lately has been limited to verifying/committing patches.  It'd
> be sweet to be able to stream stuff to other OS's.
> I did discover a "bug" in php tonight, though.  I recently set up
> mythweb so that it links the recording thumbnails to the actual nuv
> files (well, a web-friendly symlink to them, anyway).  php's stat()
> function (used for file_exists()) freaks out if the files are > 2GB.
> So for those of you who've been looking at this feature, that's why some
> programs won't have links.
> -- 
> Chris Petersen
> Programmer / Web Designer
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