[mythtv-users] mythcommflag --rebuild and xvid avi's
ebenblues at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 20:07:11 UTC 2008
On Jan 24, 2008 10:56 AM, James Hood <ebenblues at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 6:54 AM, Steve Smith <st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 24/01/2008, Marc Sherman <msherman at projectile.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > > James Hood wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I've written a userjob script to convert an mpeg2 recording file to
> > > a
> > > > compressed xvid avi file and modify the myth database with the new
> > > filename,
> > > > but I'm running into problems using mythcommflag to rebuild the seek
> > > table.
> > > > mythcommflag (0.20.2 version) segfaults when I run it. I turned on
> > > the "-v
> > > > all" option, and the output seems to indicate the file is recognized
> > > as
> > > > mpeg4 and the seek table rebuild part completes before the segfault,
> > > but
> > > > fastforward and rewind while watching the recording (via the "Watch
> > > > Recordings" player) seems very broken, which leads me to suspect
> > > something
> > > > didn't go right in the seek table rebuild.
> > >
> > > I've not seen the segfault problem, but I do see very bad results
> > > running mythcommflag on xvid AVI files; fast forward or rewind ends up
> > > with a partially painted frame for a few seconds, with parts of the
> > > frame retained from before the FF/RW, until it hits the next keyframe.
> > > Is that the same failure mode you're seeing?
> > >
> > > I wonder if anyone can comment about this possibly having been fixed
> > > in
> > > trunk already? (I'm also using 0.20.2)
> > >
> > > - Marc
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> > Ditto Marc's comments I'm afraid!
> > Somewhere it was mentioned that mythtranscode can also redo the seek
> > table, maybe worth a try?
> > Cheers
> > Steve
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> Marc, thanks for the response. This is exactly the issue I'm experiencing.
> I have also tried this with a recent svn version of the code and it does the
> same thing, so I don't think it's fixed in trunk. I'll open a ticket for it.
> "The humble learn the fastest because they don't waste time on defending a
> false image."
FYI, I opened a ticket for this issue:
"The humble learn the fastest because they don't waste time on defending a
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