[mythtv-users] seeking/editing in mythfrontend

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Sat Mar 27 08:26:18 UTC 2021

On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 20:50:26 -0500, you wrote:

>I transcode my recordings to an x264-encoded video stream in a matroska
>container. I use ffprobe to update the recordedseek table after
>transcoding. I have been doing this for a couple years.
>In both v0.28 and v0.29 (from the mythbuntu ppa), I was able to seek and
>edit these mkv files without difficulty. In v0.31/fixes from the same
>ppa, seeking and editing is broken for these transcoded files--it
>appears that any movement in the video is only by a keyframe. Playback
>is fine.
>Seeking and playback in fine in vlc and ffplay, fwiw.
>This seems like a regression to pre v0.28 behaviour.
>Has anyone seen similar behaviour? Suggestions on how to workaround the
>problems? Ideas about what caused the regression?

Have you tried using the mythcommflag --rebuild option to rebuild the
seek table using the official method?

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