[mythtv-users] Pseudostreaming in Mythweb

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 19:45:55 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM, Christopher Meredith
<chmeredith at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 2:22 PM, David Stoll
> <davidstoll+mythtv at davidstoll.net> wrote:
> > Flowplayer has a plugin for pseudostreaming so that you can skip around
> the
> > timeline even though it has not downloaded to that point. If you click on
> a
> > later point in the timeline, it just starts buffering from that point,
> > making navigation much more convenient.
> >
> > Very brief but complete info (including free plugin and code) here:
> > http://flowplayer.org/plugins/stream...streaming.html
> > David
> I think the problem is that by default, mythweb transcodes to flv on
> the fly, so there is no real source file to seek. For this to work, I
> think you'd have to pre-transcode all your media to flv first, or
> somehow hack it so that the http timecode request prompts ffmpeg to
> start encoding from the specified timestamp.
> _______________________________________________

How do other on-the-fly transcoders like Orb or Air Player do it?
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