[mythtv-users] bear of little brain
digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Mon May 29 17:13:16 UTC 2017
On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 9:40 AM, James Linder <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
> On 29/5/17 8:00 pm, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
>>> could a kind sole explain to me please:
>>> I have an indian film with english subtitles embedded in a mkv container.
>>> Neither my samsung tv or myth or myth pnp will play the subtitles.
>>> VLC*does* play them.
>> I had this issue with MythTV with subtitles in mkv files (ones that
>> did in fact work in xine for example) and discovered that it was
>> because I hadn't enabled libass support in mythtv. Have you checked
> I did think libass was on by default and --disable-libass was the option.
> I enabled it specifically andwas rewarded with libass support NO
> After adding the dev files and rebuilding VOILA everything works. Thanks
You're welcome! Yea, that one had me going for a while. Under gentoo I
needed to enable the libass USE flag which also wasn't on by default.
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