[mythtv-users] Re: Re: Video streams as a "channel"?

Mike Frisch mfrisch at isurfer.ca
Sat Jul 16 23:18:12 EDT 2005

On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 03:04:46PM +1200, Nick Rout wrote:
> OK I see your point. There are ways to get, for example, mplayer to
> record a stream to the hard drive, like:
> mplayer -dumpstream -dumpfile record_here.avi  \
> http://url.of.org/stream.avi
> Coupled with cron you'd have a method of recording a web stream, but not
> co-ordinated into mythtv. Beyond mentioning that it is hard to know
> where to go from there. A worthy extension to mythtv though!

I just figured something like this might be useful.  I'll miss the
shuttle launch (whenever it happens) and it'd be nice to have a
recording.  Same goes for various other web "events". 

I am not sure I have the time to look at this, but it might be something
that people will use.

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