[mythtv-users] mac build

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Jan 30 11:39:53 UTC 2021

On 30/01/2021 11:32, Mike Perkins wrote:
> On 30/01/2021 07:15, James Linder wrote:
>>> On 30 Jan 2021, at 7:16 am, John Hoyt <john.hoyt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just to confirm it dors not fix the core dump, but otherwise the quick look looks goog
>>> Thanks!  I'll start work on the debug build once I wrap up my master builds and verify a bug fix 
>>> / issue a pull request for a bug I just found that prevents master from building in High Sierra.
>>> Best guess is I'll have something by tomorrow afternoon (...my time...)
>> Pardon the drunken spelling - wee small hours with no light to disturb family
>> Summary:
>> handbrake transcodes video in 1.5 hours not 4.5 as shotcut does
>> mythcommflag fails to build seektable
>> mythtranscode does rebuild seek table, but trashes the video same way as shotcut transcode
>> I guess the best way forward is to cut the video with linux frontend or mac frontend if that can 
>> be 'gotten' working
>> Cleanup the broken video with handbrake if seektables con be made
>> Most bizare scenero would be to cut videp and transcode with shotcut. The myth cutlist timings 
>> could be used if Jack escapes the bottomless pit ..
> I do not have a mac and do not suffer any of the problems described, but I notice in the 
> conversation that James is having problems editing. He does not mention a tool I have used 
> successfully, which is 'avidemux' http://www.avidemux.org.
> This has a number of input and output options which may cover his requirements. On the other hand, 
> it may simply use the same libraries and bork the files up in similar ways. Worth a look?
Sorry. That link is bad, but a better one is hard to find. Maybe here: 


Mike Perkins

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