[mythtv-users] Any way of transcoding of DVB-T radio with cutlists?

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Sun Dec 6 19:00:06 UTC 2009

Ian Barton wrote:
> John Veness wrote:
>> Back in the 0.20 days, I could transcode DVB-T radio shows (UK
>> Freeview), either kicking off a lossless encoder job using mythfrontend
>> (which edits out the cutlist, and removes MHEG and other data, reducing
>> the file size), or using nuvexport.
>> When 0.21 came out, both methods fail (see for example
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/337662 and
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/338709 and
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/370445). I was
>> waiting/hoping that 0.22 would fix this, but alas it hasn't.
>> There is dvbradioexport.pl and other scripts that users have submitted
>> that use ffmpeg to extract the audio stream from the file, but
>> unfortunately those don't honour cutlists (I often want to cut out and
>> keep just bit of a show).
>> I couldn't see a bug filed about this, but I may have overlooked one.
>> Does anyone know if there is a bug filed? Or does anyone know any other
>> method to transcode the recordings, honouring the cut list?
> I use my own python script modelled on the perl script. ATM it doesn't
> support cut lists, but this would be easy to add and I would use it 
> myself. I already have the required code in use for my transcode script. 
> I'll have a go over the weekend.
It looks as though the only way I can implement cut lists is by first 
running the file through mythtranscode, which as you say (and I have 
just re-discovered) doesn't seem to work.


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