[mythtv-users] Slightly OT: Modify mythweb flash streaming for an in progress recording (Formula 1)

Rob Smith kormoc at mythtv.org
Wed Apr 6 02:32:01 UTC 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> I think there's already a program that does something similar to that,
> something that keeps outputting the 'tail' end of a file as it grows. :)
> David, give "tail -f" a try instead of "cat", something like this:
> tail -f /path/to/some/in/progress/recording.mpg | ffmpeg -the -right -options

Sadly tail won't stop when the recording is actually done. it'll sit
there blocking and ffmpeg will sit there awaiting input.

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