[mythtv-users] mythtranscode lossless leaves .tmp file

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Fri Jun 26 02:38:38 UTC 2009

> Trying to losslessly encode to get rid of ads using this line:
> mythtranscode --chanid 2926 --starttime 2009-06-23-22-29-00 --mpeg2
> --honorcutlist --showprogress
> leaves the  original file intact and the transcoded file as
> /var/lib/mythtv/recordings/2926_20090623222900.mpg.tmp
> Am I missing something to have it finish the job and overwrite the
> original file?

Are the recordings made by a different user to the one doing the transcode
- i.e. a permissions problem?

Robin Gilks

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