[mythtv-users] User script that takes cutlist & runs project-x?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Tue Jul 13 09:01:30 UTC 2010

On 11/07/10 08:41, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 04/07/10 17:04, John Pilkington wrote:
>> On 04/07/10 13:32, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> On 07/04/2010 08:13 AM, Stephen Hocking wrote:
>>>> As lossless transcodes with cutlists are still not working in trunk, I
>>>> was wondering if anyone had put together a little user job script that
>>>> took the cutlist and used project-x to do the transcode?
>>> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/8546 . Enable, "Save original files
>>> after transcoding (globally)," in mythtv-setup and then re-apply the
>>> patch from http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/25077 and re-test
>>> transcoding. Just for good measure, you may also want to keep a separate
>>> (unknown to MythTV) copy of the original pre-transcode recording.
>>> Mike
>> Or you might like to look at
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythcutprojectx, which does the job for mpeg2
>> recordings but needs user intervention to select the desired audio
>> stream. It works for me in 0.23-fixes under f12, but I don't know what
>> effect the change in trunk cutlist will have. And yesterday when I tried
>> it under CentOS_5 the use of ionice -c3 was apparently not supported.
>> See also http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/8347
>> John P
> I've been working with Christopher Meredith on using this script with
> trunk and it looks as if we have a working version. He needed to convert
> it for recordings having ac3 sound instead of the mp2 that I get, and to
> remove the inversion logic needed to convert from the original MythTV
> cutlist to Project-X. See this thread for details:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/442880#442880
> Some of the explanatory comments in the script are incorrect for trunk,
> too. They apply to the original MythTV configuration.
> John P
I've added a 'trunk' version of this script to the wiki.  I haven't 
tested it in trunk, but it does inverse cuts under fixes and should 
handle ac3 sound.

John P

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