[vdr] merge old vdr files using cat

René linuxtv at hertell.com
Thu Dec 19 01:01:47 CET 2013


On 18.12.2013 18:32 , Lou wrote:
> hi list
>
> Older vdr recordings where recorded as MPEG-PES, and split right before
> the 2GB size limit. Is it save to use cat and merge them into one big file?
>
> I remember my recording vdr was one of those "multipatch" editions,
> which might have tampered with the filestructure.
>
> Any thoughts on that?

It should work out. You should though runn genindex to regenerate the 
index of the recording.

You should of course take a backup of what you merge just in case it fails..


René






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