[mythtv-users] mythtranscode 0.32 segfaults

Calvin Dodge caldodge at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 17:20:42 UTC 2022


"lossless cut" is the only task I use mythtranscode for. Is there a
reasonable alternative?

On Sat, Jun 18, 2022, 12:00 PM John Pilkington <johnpilk222 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 18/06/2022 16:44, James Abernathy wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 11:42 AM Calvin Dodge <caldodge at gmail.com
> > <mailto:caldodge at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Thanks, John!
> >
> >     On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 10:37 AM John Pilkington
> >     <johnpilk222 at gmail.com <mailto:johnpilk222 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >      >
> >      > On 18/06/2022 15:11, Calvin Dodge wrote:
> >      > > I grabbed the latest update from the rpmfusion site.
> >      > >
> >      > > The good news: I can now ask Mythtv to transcode files
> >      > > The bad new:  mythtranscode consistently segfaults after a few
> >     seconds
> >      > >
> >      > > This is related to 0.32, since I tried it manually when that
> Mythtv
> >      > > bug prevented me from requesting it via a frontend.
> >      > >
> >      > >
> >      > > Here's the last bit of an strace.  Note that it crashes shortly
> >     after
> >      > > opening the output file.
> >      >
> >      > >
> >      > >
> >      > > The system is running Fedora 36 on a Ryzen 5 5600G.
> >      > > This is rpm information:
> >      > >
> >      > > Name        : mythtv-common
> >      > > Version     : 32.0
> >      > > Release     : 1.36.20220605git7077a824d2.fc36
> >      > >
> >      > > Does anyone have a clue as to what's happening?
> >      >
> >      > See issues #581 and #588.  32 fixes said to be cured, but it
> >     won't be in
> >      > the rpmfusion repo yet.
> >      >
> >      > https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/issues/581
> >     <https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/issues/581>
> >      >
> >      >
> >
> >
> > I hate to butt in on this issue, but if I have a new Fedora 36
> > installation and used ansible to build the dependencies and then built
> > fixes/32 from source would I have any issues?
> >
>
> The issue seems to have affected people moving from fixes/31 to
> fixes/32. A new build of fixes/32 from github will presumably have
> today's fix.
>
> But do you have a need or wish to do the 'transcode'?  I think the
> recent work has been mainly on the 'lossless cut' aspect for mpeg2
> video.  Many of the facilities and options look to be from the analog-tv
> era.
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