[mythtv-users] Victims...... I mean Testers wanted.....HD transcode script that should keep AC3 intact if it's in the original stream.

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 12 03:52:28 UTC 2010

On 12 August 2010 04:44, Gavin Hurlbut <gjhurlbu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:35 PM, Another Sillyname
> <anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Because Gavin nuvexport doesn't handle AC3 or H264 particularly well,
>> and I don't code in perl.
>> If you don't want to use it that's fine but don't criticise people
>> trying to at least add to functionality.
> I see.  So the *two* H.264 exporters I added recently don't handle
> particularly well?  OK then.
> Nobody said you'd need to code in perl.  Working with people doesn't always
> mean giving patches, you know.  A simple ffmpeg/transcode/mencoder/whatever
> command line that does what you want would go a long way.
> If you'd like to add functionality rather than just fragment the support,
> working with those who already got a good start on it is usually a better
> plan than reinventing the wheel differently.  Especially if claims of
> superiority get involved.
> I'd be happy to create a new exporter based on what you've found to work for
> you.  It seems like you've gone through a lot of trouble to tweak things to
> how you want them, including reinventing pretty much all of nuvexport, and
> for little or no gain to the rest of the community over simply asking one of
> us to add it to nuvexport in the first place...
> But whatever works, you are always welcome to make your own scripts.  It's
> likely to be more supported in nuvexport though.
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I wasn't aware that new H264 encodes had been added, do the new H264
encodes handle AC3 and encode into an MKV container?

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