[mythtv-users] Matroska seeking?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 15:39:00 UTC 2007

On 8/10/07, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/9/07, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hrmm, admittedly mine are ones I'm downloading. Are yours x264
> > matroska files or another codec?
> >
> > thanks!
> Mine are x264 with AC3 audio wrapped in Matroska.  Actually, built
> using a script that was posted on the list a while back by someone
> else.  I know little about it still, but basically the requirement for
> Matroska rested on the muxing with AC3 requirement, at least it did at
> the time (which I'm sure you know).  Otherwise I wouldn't have known
> about the Matroska container.  Encoding was done with mencoder, I
> believe.  I'll have to check my scripts when I get home tonight.  I
> updated SVN a couple days ago and admit I haven't tried playing them
> since then, but the version before that couldn't have been more than a
> couple weeks old and I know seeking was fine there.  Maybe you just
> have files that aren't properly "indexed"? (Speaking a little over my
> head now...)

thats what I'm beginning to think. they play fine in mplayer but it
may have an alternate seeking routine that isn't part of ffmpeg and so
Myth isn't using. I'll need to look into this some more as well.


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