[mythtv-users] mythtranscode lossless leaves .tmp file

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jun 26 02:52:48 UTC 2009

On 06/25/2009 10:49 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 06/25/2009 08:05 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>> 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?
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/5110 

OK.  Just saw that you're not talking about a 0-length file.  As already 
mentioned, it sounds like an error during transcoding.  Look at your 
backend log files.


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