[mythtv-users] matroska with internal Player

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue Feb 14 21:55:02 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 14 February 2006 16:53, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 February 2006 16:36, Peter Kornhuld wrote:
> > > I don't think libavcodec knows how to deal with matroska
> > > files.
> >
> > Matroska isnt a codec it is a container. Some of my Matroska-files
> > are made with ffmpeg and then only merged in the mkv-container. Thus
> > i think it isnt a problem with libavcodec.
> Then possibly a problem with libavformat?  Isn't that the container-side
> sibling of libavcodec?  In any event, they're both part of the ffmpeg
> project, which Myth sucks into its source tree.  Isaac re-syncs with
> the ffmpeg project every now and then, so the best approach is probably
> to fix the problem there, then we'll get it eventually.
> Have you tried playing the files with MPlayer?  MPlayer also uses the
> ffmpeg libraries, so it's probably a good litmus test to see if the
> problem is in ffmpeg code or not.

A more accurate test would be to try 'ffplay' in current ffmpeg CVS.  mplayer 
may use a different demuxer than the one in libavformat.


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